|• Mayor (2020–2024)||Silviu-Niki Gheorghescu (PNL)|
|Area||44.4 km2 (17.1 sq mi)|
|Elevation||17 m (56 ft)|
|• Density||100/km2 (270/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)|
|Area code||+40 x42|
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, 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.