Topoloveni

Topoloveni (Romanian pronunciation: [topoloˈvenʲ]) is a town in Argeș County, Romania on the Cârcinov River. The town administers four villages: Boțârcani, Crintești, Gorănești and Țigănești. It is situated in the historical region of Muntenia.

Topoloveni
Coat of arms of Topoloveni
Coat of arms
Location in Argeș County
Location in Argeș County
Topoloveni is located in Romania
Topoloveni
Topoloveni
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 44°48′25″N 25°5′2″E / 44.80694°N 25.08389°E / 44.80694; 25.08389Coordinates: 44°48′25″N 25°5′2″E / 44.80694°N 25.08389°E / 44.80694; 25.08389
Country Romania
CountyArgeș
Government
 • MayorGheorghiţă Botârcă[1] (PSD)
Area
33.84 km2 (13.07 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[2]
10,219
 • Density300/km2 (780/sq mi)
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg.AG
Websitehttp://www.topoloveni.ro/

The oldest document in which Topoloveni is mentioned is dated 19 June 1421, during the rule of Radu II Chelul. Its name is derived from a Slavic word, topol, meaning "poplar".[3]

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1810 91—    
1956 3,904+4190.1%
1977 6,196+58.7%
1992 9,458+52.6%
2002 10,329+9.2%
2011 10,037−2.8%
Source: Census data

NativesEdit

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.
  3. ^ Iordan, Iorgu (1963). Toponimia romînească. Bucharest: Editura Academiei Republicii Populare Romîne. p. 95. OCLC 460710897.