Bechet is a town in Dolj County, Oltenia, Romania, on the river Danube, opposite the Bulgarian city of Oryahovo.

Bechet
City Hall Bechet
City Hall Bechet
Coat of arms of Bechet
Bechet is located in Romania
Bechet
Bechet
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 43°47′N 23°57′E / 43.783°N 23.950°E / 43.783; 23.950Coordinates: 43°47′N 23°57′E / 43.783°N 23.950°E / 43.783; 23.950
CountryRomania
CountyDolj
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2024) Adrian Glăvan[1] (PSD)
Area
25.31 km2 (9.77 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[2]
3,657
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg.DJ
Websiteprimariabechet.ro

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
20023,864—    
20113,363−13.0%
Source: Census data

In 2011, it had a population of 3,363.

GalleryEdit

Points of interestsEdit

At Bechet Port, there is a 126.5 metres tall unused electricity pylon, which was built in 1967 as part of the Danube crossing of the 220 kV-line Ișalnița-Kozlodui and which is since the demolition of this line the only relict of it [1][dead link].

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Results of the 2020 local elections". Central Electoral Bureau. Retrieved 8 June 2021.
  2. ^ "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (XLS). National Institute of Statistics.

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