Spanțov

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Spanțov
Saint Nicholas Church in Spanțov
Saint Nicholas Church in Spanțov
Location in Călărași County
Location in Călărași County
Spanțov is located in Romania
Spanțov
Spanțov
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 44°07′N 26°47′E / 44.117°N 26.783°E / 44.117; 26.783Coordinates: 44°07′N 26°47′E / 44.117°N 26.783°E / 44.117; 26.783
CountryRomania
CountyCălărași
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2024) Silviu-Niki Gheorghescu (PNL)
Area
44.4 km2 (17.1 sq mi)
Elevation
17 m (56 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
4,605
 • Density100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Postal code
917230
Area code+40 x42
Vehicle reg.CL
Websitewww.comunaspantov.ro

Spanțov is a commune in Călărași County, Muntenia, Romania. It is composed of three villages: Cetatea Veche, Spanțov, and Stancea.

The commune lies on the left bank of the Danube River, in the southern reaches of the Bărăgan Plain. It is located in the southwestern part of Călărași County, on the border with Bulgaria. It is traversed by national road DN31 [ro], which connects it to Oltenița, 17 km (11 mi) to the east, and to the county seat, Călărași, 52 km (32 mi) to the west.

At the 2011 census, Spanțov had a population of 4,605. Of those, 64.04% were ethnic Romanians and 31.25% Roma.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (XLS). National Institute of Statistics.