Botoşani

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Botoşani
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
CountyBotoşani County
StatusCounty capital
Government
 • MayorCătălin Mugurel Flutur (National Liberal Party)
Area
 • Total40.7 km2 (15.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)[1]
 • Total119.132
 • Density2,822/km2 (7,310/sq mi)
 • July 1, 2005
119.132
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Websitehttp://www.primariabt.ro

Botoşani (pronunciation in Romanian: /bo.to'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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