Galaţi

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Galaţi
Skyline of Galaţi
Coat of arms of Galaţi
Coat of arms
Location of Galaţi
Location of Galaţi
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Country Romania
CountyGalaţi County
StatusCounty capital
 • Mayor leader_name = Dumitru Nicolae(Social Democratic Party)
Area
 • City246.3 km2 (95.1 sq mi)
Population
(2002)
 • City298,861
 • Density1,213/km2 (3,140/sq mi)
 • Metro
600,000
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Websitehttp://www.primaria.galati.ro/
Galaţi and surroundings

Galaţi (pronounced [gaˈlaʦʲ], Turkish: Kalas; German: Galatz; Polish: Gałacz) is a city in the eastern part of Romania, in the historical region of Moldavia. It is the capital city of Galaţi County.

It lies on the west bank of the Danube River, near Moldova and Ukraine.

As of 2016, about 304,000 people were living in Galaţi.

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