Brăila

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Brăila

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Location of Brăila
Coordinates: 45°16′09.1″N 27°57′26.9″E / 45.269194°N 27.957472°E / 45.269194; 27.957472Coordinates: 45°16′09.1″N 27°57′26.9″E / 45.269194°N 27.957472°E / 45.269194; 27.957472
Country  Romania
County Brăila County
Status County capital
Government
 • Mayor Aurel Gabriel Simionescu (Social Democratic Party)
Area
 • City 33.2 km2 (12.8 sq mi)
Population (2007)[1]
 • City 210,400
 • Density 6,497/km2 (16,830/sq mi)
 • Metro 600,000
 • July 1, 2004 219,496
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Brăila is a city of Muntenia, in the eastern part of Romania. It is the capital of Brăila County. As of the year 2002, about 216,300 people were living in Brăila. It is Romania's tenth largest city and has a port on the Danube river.

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