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County capital
Location of Botoşani
Location of Botoşani
Coordinates: Coordinates: 47°44′55″N 26°40′10″E / 47.74861°N 26.66944°E / 47.74861; 26.66944
Country  Romania
County Botoşani County
Status County capital
 • Mayor Cătălin Mugurel Flutur (National Liberal Party)
 • Total 40.7 km2 (15.7 sq mi)
Population (2005)[1]
 • Total 119.132
 • Density 2,822/km2 (7,310/sq mi)
 • July 1, 2005 119.132
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Botoşani (pronunciation in Romanian: /'ʃanʲ/ is the capital city of Botoşani County, in the northern part of Moldavia, Romania. It has a population of 115,609 people as of the year 2002

Today, it is best known as the birthplace of many celebrated Romanians, including Mihai Eminescu and Nicolae Iorga.

Sport[change | change source]

Football is represented in Botoşani by the team FC Botoşani.

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