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Location of Balotești in Ilfov County

Commune of Balotești, Ilfov is located in Romania
Location of Balotești in Romania
Coordinates: 44°37′15″N 26°05′59″E / 44.62083, 26.09972Coordinates: 44°37′15″N 26°05′59″E / 44.62083, 26.09972
Country  Romania
County Actual Ilfov county CoA.png Ilfov
Component villages
 • Mayor Cristian-Ștefan Pretorian (PSD)
 • Total 53.0 km2 (20.5 sq mi)
Elevation 96 m (315 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 8 314
 • Density 100/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Balotești is a commune in the northwestern part of Ilfov County, Romania. Two small rivers flow through this location: Cociovaliștea and Vlăsia. It is composed of three villages: Balotești , Dumbrăveni and Săftica.

On March 31, 1995, a TAROM Romanian Airbus A310 crashed near Balotești, leaving 60 dead (see Tarom Flight 371).

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