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Titu
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 44°39′44″N25°34′25″E / 44.66222°N 25.57361°E / 44.66222; 25.57361
CountryRomania
County Dâmbovița
Government
  Mayor (20202024) Traian Niculae [1] (PNL)
Area
42.51 km2 (16.41 sq mi)
Elevation
100 m (300 ft)
Population
 (2021-12-01) [2]
9,291
  Density220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Time zone EET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Postal code
135500
Area code (+40) 02 45
Vehicle reg. DB
Website primariatitu.ro

Titu (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈtitu] ) is a town in Dâmbovița County, Muntenia, Romania, with a population of 9,291 as of 2021.

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Location

The town in located in the southern part of the county, in the center of the Wallachian Plain. It lies at a distance of 39.5 km (24.5 mi) from the county seat, Târgoviște, 52 km (32 mi) from Bucharest, and 73.5 km (45.7 mi) from Pitești. Titu îs surrounded by several communes: Produlești and Braniștea to the north, Odobești and Potlogi to the south, Conțești and Lungulețu to the east, and Costeștii din Vale to the west.

Zones and administration

Titu is divided into three main zones: [3]

The town administers five other villages: Fusea, Hagioaica, Mereni, Plopu and Sălcuța. [4]

Industry

The French automobile manufacturer Renault is operating a technical centre near the town of Titu, that is used for testing and optimizing vehicles of the Dacia brand. It became operational in September 2010 and the cost of the investment raised to 166 million euro. The centre includes 100 testing lines for parts and vehicles and 32 kilometres (20 miles) of test tracks that allow simulating various running conditions encountered around the world. It has 300 employees and is located halfway between the Mioveni factory and the research centre in Bucharest. [5]

The town holds an annual fair on September 14.

Natives

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