Iași metropolitan area

The Iași Metropolitan Area is a metropolitan association in Iași County, Romania, that includes the municipality of Iași and 13 nearby communes.

Iași Metropolitan Area
Metropolitan area
Iasi Metropolitan Area jud Iasi.png
Coordinates: 47°9′44″N 27°35′20″E / 47.16222°N 27.58889°E / 47.16222; 27.58889Coordinates: 47°9′44″N 27°35′20″E / 47.16222°N 27.58889°E / 47.16222; 27.58889
Country Romania
CountyActual Iasi county CoA.png Iași
Central MunicipalityIași
Functional2004
Area
 • Total808 km2 (312 sq mi)
Population
 (2011 census[1])
 • Total382,484
 • Estimate 
(2015)[2]
474,035
 • Density473/km2 (1,230/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
70wxyz1
Area code(s)+40 x322
Websitehttp://www.zmi.ro/
1w, x, y, and z are digits that indicate the street, part of the street, or even the building of the address
2x is a digit indicating the operator: 2 for the former national operator, Romtelecom, and 3 for the other ground telephone networks

It has a total surface of 808 km² (14.75%) of the 5,476 km² that the county has, and a population of 382,484 inhabitants (49.5%) out of the 772,348 in the county (as per 2011 census).[1]

As defined by Eurostat, with 474,035 residents (as of 2015), the Iași functional urban area is the second most populous in Romania (after Bucharest).[2]

HistoryEdit

Iași metropolitan area was constituted on 8 April 2004, to create a better business environment, to attract more consistent investments and to better coordinate environmental and infrastructure projects.

CommunitiesEdit

CitiesEdit

CommunesEdit

TransportationEdit

Major airportEdit

Airport IATA code ICAO code
Iași International Airport IAS LRIA

Major roadsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Population at 20 October 2011" (in Romanian). INSSE. 5 July 2013. Retrieved 5 July 2013.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ a b "Population on 1 January by age groups and sex - functional urban areas". Eurostat. Retrieved 29 October 2017.

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