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Știrbei Palace

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Location of Buftea in Ilfov County

Buftea is located in Romania
Location of Buftea in Romania
Coordinates: 44°34′12″N 25°57′0″E / 44.57, 25.95Coordinates: 44°34′12″N 25°57′0″E / 44.57, 25.95
Country  Romania
County Actual Ilfov county CoA.png Ilfov
Subordinated villages
 • Total 57.36 km2 (22.15 sq mi)
Elevation 110 m (360 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 22 178
 • Density 437/km2 (1,130/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Buftea (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈbufte̯a]) is a town in Ilfov County, Muntenia, Romania, located 20 km north-west of Bucharest. One village, Buciumeni is administered by the town.

The film studios MediaPro Pictures and the Buftea Palace of the Ştirbei family are located in Buftea.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1977 14,891
1992 19,399 +30.3%
2002 19,617 +1.1%
2011 21,960 +11.9%
Source: Census data

It is the hometown of Olympic bronze medalist and two-time European Champion rower Daniela Druncea.

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