Mărășești(Redirected from Marasesti)
Mărășești (Romanian pronunciation: [mərəˈʃeʃtʲ]) is a small town in Romania in Vrancea County. It is 20 km (12 mi) north of Focșani. It administers six villages: Călimănești, Haret, Modruzeni, Pădureni, Siretu and Tișița.
|• Mayor||Vlase Constantin (National Liberal Party)|
|• Total||92 km2 (36 sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
|Source: Census data|
In 1917 during World War I, the Battle of Mărăşeşti between the Kingdom of Romania and the German Empire was fought near the town. A mausoleum containing the remains of 5,073 Romanian soldiers was built to commemorate the Romanian victory.
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