Rovinari

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Rovinari
Town
Coat of arms of Rovinari
Coat of arms
Rovinari is located in Romania
Rovinari
Rovinari
Location of Rovinari
Coordinates: 44°54′45″N 23°9′44″E / 44.91250°N 23.16222°E / 44.91250; 23.16222
Country Romania
CountyGorj County
StatusTown
Government
 • MayorDorin Filip (Democratic Party)
Area
 • Total26.32 km2 (10.16 sq mi)
Population
(2011)
 • Total11,816
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Websitehttp://www.primariarovinari.ro/

Rovinari (Romanian pronunciation: [roviˈnarʲ]) is a town in Gorj County, southwestern Romania. A large coal burning electric power plant it is located near the town. Surface and underground lignite coal mines operate in the surrounding area.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1992 13,335—    
2002 12,603−5.5%
2011 11,816−6.2%
Source: Census data