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Broșteni, Suceava is located in Romania
Broșteni
Location of Broșteni in Romania
Coordinates: 47°14′39″N 25°41′53″E / 47.24417, 25.69806
Country  Romania
County Actual Suceava county CoA.png Suceava
Subordinated villages
Government
 • Mayor Nicu Chiriac (Social-Liberal Union)
Area
 • Total 594.66 km2 (229.60 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 5,506
 • Density 13.0/km2 (34/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code
Website http://www.brosteni.ro/

Broșteni is a town in Suceava County, north-eastern Romania. It is situated in the historical region of Moldavia. Broșteni is the fourteenth largest urban settlement in the county, with a population of 5,388 inhabitants, according to the 2011 census. It was declared a town in 2004, along with seven other localities in Suceava County. The town has incorporated the former villages of Hăleasa, Lungeni and Neagra (which became neighborhoods in 2004), It also administers the subordinated villages Cotârgași, Dârmoxa, Frasin, Holda, Holdița și Pietroasa.

Broșteni is a former mining community located on the banks of Bistrița River, between Bistriței Mountains and Stânișoara Mountains. It administers a total area of 594.66km² – the largest area being administered by a single locality in Suceava County. The national road between Vatra Dornei and Piatra Neamț is the main communication way for Broșteni, which isn't connected to the national railway system.

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