Pogoanele

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Pogoanele
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Pogoanele Town Hall
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Pogoanele
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 44°55′N27°0′E / 44.917°N 27.000°E / 44.917; 27.000 Coordinates: 44°55′N27°0′E / 44.917°N 27.000°E / 44.917; 27.000
CountryFlag of Romania.svg  Romania
County Buzău
Government
  MayorFlorin Dumitrașcu [1] (PSD)
Area
122 km2 (47 sq mi)
Elevation
63 m (207 ft)
Population
 (2011) [2]
7,275
  Density60/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone EET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Postal code
125200
Vehicle reg. BZ
Website www.primariepogoanele.ro

Pogoanele (Romanian pronunciation:  [poˈɡo̯anele] ) is a town in the southeastern part of Buzău County, Muntenia, Romania. The town administers one village, Căldărăști.

Pogoanele was declared a town in April 1989, as a result of the Romanian rural systematization program. [3] It is located in the south-central part of the county, in the middle of the Bărăgan Plain, at about 40 kilometres (25 mi) from Buzău, the county seat. It is traversed by the DN2C road, which runs from Buzău to Slobozia. The railway station (3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from the town center) is on the CFR line connecting Urziceni and Făurei.

Natives of the town include Ion A. Rădulescu-Pogoneanu and Ilie Stan.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1992 7,768    
2002 7,795+0.3%
2011 7,275−6.7%
Source: Census data

Notes

  1. "Results of the 2016 local elections". Central Electoral Bureau. Retrieved 3 April 2020.
  2. "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (in Romanian). National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 4 February 2014.
  3. (in Romanian) Pogoanele Archived 2014-05-24 at the Wayback Machine at the Buzău County Council site

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