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Fetești is located in Romania
Fetești
Location of Fetești in Romania



Fetești is located in Ialomiţa County
Fetești
Location of Fetești in Ialomița County
Coordinates: 44°24′54″N 27°49′25″E / 44.415, 27.82361
Country  Romania
County Actual Ialomita county CoA.png Ialomița
Status Municipality
Boroughs
Government
 • Mayor Gheorghe Catrinoiu (National Liberal Party)
Population (2002)
 • Total 34,076
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.primariafetesti.ro

Fetești is a city and municipality in Ialomița County, Romania, with a population of 34,076. It is located in the Bărăgan plain, on the Borcea branch of the Danube. Fetești has the second largest population in Ialomița County, after Slobozia. The villages of Buliga, Feteşti-Gară and Vlaşca are subordinated to the city of Fetești

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 highway.

History[]

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 from a commercial village to a very important crossroads and industrial center, vital to the Romanian economy.

Population[]

Year 1966 1977 2002
Population 21,412 27,491 34,076

Education[]

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


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