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Encyclopedia > Slobozia
Municipiul Slobozia

Coat of arms
Coordinates: 44°33′50″N 27°21′58″E / 44.56389, 27.36611
Country Romania
County Ialomiţa
Government
 - Mayor Gabi Ionaşcu, since 2000, SDP
Area
 - City 132.87 km²  (51.3 sq mi)
Population (2002 census)
 - City 52,710
 - Density 396.70/km² (1,027.4/sq mi)
 - 2006 est. 53,000
 - Ethnic groups Romanians, Aromanians, Gypsies
Postal code 920xxx
Languages Romanian
Sister cities: Silistra, Veles
Website: http://www.sloboziail.ro


Slobozia is the capital city of the Ialomiţa county, Romania. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Facts Development region: Sud Historic region: Wallachia Capital city: Slobozia Population:  â€¢ As of 2002:  â€¢ Population density: 296,572 67/km² Area: 4,453 km² Codes:  â€¢ Car numbers  â€¢ ISO 3166-2:RO IL RO-IL Telephone code: (+40) x43 (1) Web:   County Council Prefecture 1. ... The Social Democratic Party of Romania (in Romanian, Partidul Social Democrat, PSD) is a major political party of Romania. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Aromanians (also called: Arumanians or Macedo-Romanians; in Aromanian they call themselves Armãnji, Rrãmãnji) are a people living throughout the southern Balkans, especially in northern Greece, Albania, the Republic of Macedonia and Bulgaria, and as an emigrant community in Romania (Dobruja). ... Languages Romani, languages of native region Religions Christianity, Islam Related ethnic groups South Asians (Desi) The Roma (singular Rom; sometimes Rroma, Rrom) or Romanies are an ethnic group living in many communities all over the world. ... Postal codes are generally clearly visible outside local Australian post offices. ... Silistra (Bulgarian: , historically Bulgarian Дръстър (Drastar, ) and Romanian Dârstor) is a port city of northeastern Bulgaria, lying on the southern side of the lower Danube at the countrys border with Romania. ... Veles is a city in the center of the Republic of Macedonia on the Vardar river. ... Facts Development region: Sud Historic region: Wallachia Capital city: Slobozia Population:  â€¢ As of 2002:  â€¢ Population density: 296,572 67/km² Area: 4,453 km² Codes:  â€¢ Car numbers  â€¢ ISO 3166-2:RO IL RO-IL Telephone code: (+40) x43 (1) Web:   County Council Prefecture 1. ...

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Geography

Slobozia lies roughly in the middle of the county,on the banks of Ialomita River, at ca. 120 km (74.56 mi) east of Bucharest and 150 km (93.20 mi) west of Constanţa, important port at the Black Sea. The City is within 30 km of the Bucharest-Constanta A2 Motorway (Autostrada Soarelui). Status Capital of Romania Mayor Adriean Videanu, since 2005 Area 238 km² Population (2005) 1,924,959[1] Density 8,088 inh/km² Geographical coordinates Web site http://www. ... County ConstanÅ£a Mayor Radu Åžtefan Mazăre Area 124. ... NASA satellite image of the Black Sea Map of the Black Sea The Black Sea is an inland sea between southeastern Europe and Anatolia that is actually a distant arm of the Atlantic Ocean by way of the Mediterranean Sea. ...


The total area of the municipality is 13,287 ha (32,832.09 acres), of which 11,987 ha (29,620.52 acres) outside city limits and 1,300 ha (3,212.37 acres) in the city. In the present administrative form, Slobozia consists of Slobozia proper and the neighbourhoods of Bora and Slobozia Nouǎ.


Population

The city's population (at the 2002 census) was 52,710 people.


Economy

The main activity in the area is agriculture, processing of the agricultural products and light industry.


Culture

In 1990 the Cultural Centre was inaugurated, bearing the name of the well-known conductor and compositor Ionel Perlea, a city native. The building houses exposition and spectacle rooms, bookstores, cultural institutions. In 1999 the Cultural Centre Ionel Perlea entered the UNESCO circuit. UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) is a specialized agency of the United Nations established in 1945. ...


The municipality houses the Bishopric of Slobozia and Călăraşi. Pope Pius XI blesses Bishop Stephen Alencastre as fifth Apostolic Vicar of the Hawaiian Islands in a Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace window. ... CălăraÅŸi, the capital of Calarasi County is situated in SE of Romania(44. ...


The religious cults have full liberty. There are plenty churches and cathedrals of the different cults. A very important event happened in 1993: the establishment, on the clergy's and worshippers' appeal request, of the Bishopric of Slobozia and Călăraşi, with its headquarters at Slobozia, as a recognition of the role played during the centuries by the Sfinţii Voievozi (Saint Archangels Michael and Gabriel) Monastery in preserving the christian-orthodox traditions. Guido Renis archangel Michael (in the Capuchin church of Santa Maria della Concezione, Rome) tramples Satan. ... 12th-century icon of Archangel Gabriel from Novgorod. ... Monastery of St. ... The Romanian Orthodox Church (Biserica Ortodoxă Română in Romanian) is one of the autocephalous Eastern Orthodox churches. ...


Tourism

The main tourist attraction consists of the nearby Lake Amara - 5 km away. Amara Resort is also a balneoclimateric resort. Access to Amara is very eays - there are minibuses every 15 minutes, from the Slobozia Train Station. As part of a private tourist complex, there is a small copy of the Eiffel Tower (54m). The Eiffel Tower (French: , ) is an iron tower built on the Champ de Mars beside the River Seine in Paris, France. ...


Sister cities

Image File history File links Flag_of_Macedonia. ... Veles is a city in the center of the Republic of Macedonia on the Vardar river. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bulgaria. ... Silistra (Bulgarian: , historically Bulgarian Дръстър (Drastar, ) and Romanian Dârstor) is a port city of northeastern Bulgaria, lying on the southern side of the lower Danube at the countrys border with Romania. ...

Natives

Cornel Cernea (born October 22, 1976) is a Romanian football goalkeeper. ... Mircea Dinescu is a Romanian poet, editor and dissident. ... Petru Filip (born 23 January 1955 in Slobozia) is the current mayor of the municipality of Oradea (1992-1996, 2000-present), the capital of Bihor county, Romania. ... Adrian Mihalcea (born May 24th 1976 in Slobozia, Romania) is a Romanian international football striker who currently plays with Aris Limassol in Cyprus. ...

External links

  • City map - including info of bus/auto departures from/to Bucharest and local interest settlements (bars, pubs, discos...)
  • (Romanian) County Library Ştefan Bănulescu Slobozia
  • (Romanian) Direction for Sports of Ialomiţa County
  • (Romanian) The Holy Bishoprice of Slobozia and Călăraşi
  • (Romanian) Radio Sud-Est - Local radio station broadcasting in Slobozia & Urziceni, too. Includes LIVE streaming
  • (Romanian) Gazeta de Sud-Est - local newspaper
  • (Romanian) Impact - local newspaper, also present in Călăraşi and Giurgiu
  • (Romanian) The School Inspectorate of Sports of/in Ialomiţa County
  • (Romanian) KFNet Slobozia - General interest site
  • (Romanian) Semnal - local newspaper, also present in Călăraşi, Galaţi and Brăila
  • (Romanian) Ştirea - local newspaper. Mostly scandal(ou)s and lies... but... still we have to live with it

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