Topoloveni

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Topoloveni
Town
Topoloveni is located in Romania
Topoloveni
Topoloveni
Location of Topoloveni
Coordinates: 44°48′25″N 25°5′2″E / 44.80694°N 25.08389°E / 44.80694; 25.08389Coordinates: 44°48′25″N 25°5′2″E / 44.80694°N 25.08389°E / 44.80694; 25.08389
Country  Romania
County Argeș County
Status Town
Government
 • Mayor Gheorghiţă Botârcă (Social Democratic Party)
Area
 • Total 33.84 km2 (13.07 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 10,627
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Climate Cfb
Website http://www.topoloveni.ro/

Topoloveni (Romanian pronunciation: [topoloˈvenʲ]) is a town in Argeș County, Romania on the Cârcinov River. The town administers four villages: Boțârcani, Crintești, Gorănești and Țigănești. It is situated in the historical region of Muntenia.

The oldest document in which Topoloveni is mentioned is dated 19 June 1421, during the rule of Radu II Chelul. Its name is derived from a Slavic word, topol, meaning "poplar".[1]

Démographics[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1810 91—    
1956 3,904+4190.1%
1977 6,196+58.7%
1992 9,458+52.6%
2002 10,329+9.2%
2011 10,037−2.8%
Source: Census data

Natives[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Iordan, Iorgu (1963). Toponimia romînească. Bucharest: Editura Academiei Republicii Populare Romîne. p. 95. OCLC 460710897.