Buftea (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈbufte̯a]) is a town in Ilfov County, Muntenia, Romania, located 20 km north-west of Bucharest. One village, Buciumeni, is administered by the town.

Buftea
Știrbei Palace
Știrbei Palace
Location in Ilfov County
Location in Ilfov County
Buftea is located in Romania
Buftea
Buftea
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 44°34′12″N 25°57′0″E / 44.57000°N 25.95000°E / 44.57000; 25.95000Coordinates: 44°34′12″N 25°57′0″E / 44.57000°N 25.95000°E / 44.57000; 25.95000
Country Romania
CountyIlfov
Government
 • MayorGheorghe Pistol[1] (PNL)
Area
57.36 km2 (22.15 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[2]
22,178
 • Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg.IF
Websitewww.primariabuftea.ro

The film studios MediaPro Pictures and the Buftea Palace of the Ştirbei family are located in Buftea.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1977 14,891—    
1992 19,399+30.3%
2002 19,617+1.1%
2011 21,960+11.9%
Source: Census data

It is the hometown of Olympic bronze medalist and two-time European Champion rower Daniela Druncea.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Results of the 2016 local elections". Central Electoral Bureau. Retrieved 3 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (in Romanian). National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 4 February 2014.