Brăila

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Brăila
Braila 3.jpg
Coat of arms of Brăila
Location of Brăila
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
CountryRomania
CountyBrăila County
StatusCounty capital
Government
 • MayorAurel Gabriel Simionescu (Social Democratic Party)
Area
 • City33.2 km2 (12.8 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)[1]
 • City210,400
 • Density6,497/km2 (16,830/sq mi)
 • Metro
600,000
 • July 1, 2004
219,496
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Websitewww.primariabraila.ro

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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