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Location of Peris in Ilfov County

Commune of Periș, Ilfov is located in Romania
Location of Peris in Romania
Coordinates: 44°41′18″N 26°00′15″E / 44.68833, 26.00417Coordinates: 44°41′18″N 26°00′15″E / 44.68833, 26.00417
Country  Romania
County Actual Ilfov county CoA.png Ilfov
Component villages
 • Mayor Anghel Albu (PNL)
 • Total 78.0 km2 (30.1 sq mi)
Elevation 109 m (358 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 7 557
 • Density 100/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Periș is a commune in the far northwestern corner of Ilfov County, Romania. The commune is composed of three villages: Periș, Bălteni and Buriaș. It used to include Brătulești and Cocioc villages, until these were absorbed by other villages in the commune.

Geography[edit | edit source]

The surface area of the commune is 77.97 km², and its altitude ranges from 105 to 137 m above sea level.

History[edit | edit source]

It was the site of the Battle of Periș, on August 24, 1546, where Mircea Ciobanul launched a surprise attack on the boyars opposing his rule and greatly decimated them.

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