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Central Park in Fetești
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Location of Fetești
Coordinates: 44°24′54″N27°49′25″E / 44.41500°N 27.82361°E / 44.41500; 27.82361 Coordinates: 44°24′54″N27°49′25″E / 44.41500°N 27.82361°E / 44.41500; 27.82361
Country Flag of Romania.svg  Romania
County Ialomița County
Status Municipality
   Mayor Sorin Gafițoi (PSD)
  Total101.19 km2 (39.07 sq mi)
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Website http://www.primariafetesti.ro

Fetești (Romanian pronunciation:  [feˈteʃtʲ] ) is a city in Ialomița County, Romania. It is located in the Bărăgan plain, on the Borcea branch of the Danube. Fetești has the second largest population in Ialomița, after Slobozia.

Ialomița County County in Sud, Romania

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Romania Sovereign state in Europe

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In 1895, the King Carol I railway Bridge was built across the Danube to Cernavodă. A newer one was built in the 1980s as part of the Bucharest-Constanța A2 highway.

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The settlement of Fetești was first mentioned in the year 1528, in a document released by the ruler of Wallachia, Radu of Afumați. In 1868 Fetești became a commune, in 1934 a city, and 61 years later, in 1995, it achieved the status of municipality. In the course of time, Fetești has evolved to an important crossroads and industrial center.

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Radu of Afumați Ruler of Wallachia

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Communes of Romania lowest level of administrative division in Romania

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Historical population
1948 11,946    
1956 15,383+28.8%
1966 21,412+39.2%
1977 27,491+28.4%
1992 35,374+28.7%
2002 33,197−6.2%
2011 30,217−9.0%
Source: Census data


The city is composed of four neighbourhoods: Fetești-Oraș, Fetești-Gară, Buliga and Vlașca; formally, the last three are separate villages. Fetești-Gară has a population of over 20,000 inhabitants, and it is considered to be the center of Fetești.


There are 7 schools and 3 high-schools in the city. The "Carol I" high-school is the best in the Fetești-Ţăndărei area, and one of the best in the county.[ citation needed ]

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