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Negrești
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Location of Negrești in Vaslui County



Negrești is located in Romania
Negrești
Location of Negrești in Romania
Coordinates: 46°50′25″N 27°26′30″E / 46.84028, 27.44167
Country  Romania
Counties of Romania Actual Vaslui county CoA.png Vaslui
Component settlements
Government
 • Mayor Vasile Voicu (PSD)
Area
 • Total 61.03 km2 (23.56 sq mi)
Elevation 155 m (509 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 7,897
 • Density 129.40/km2 (335.1/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website [Negreşti]

Negrești (Romanian pronunciation: [neˈɡreʃtʲ]) is a town in Vaslui County, located in the eastern part of Moldavia, a traditional region of Romania. It has a population of around 10,000. Its name comes from distinguished nobleman Negrea, who had worked in the council of Alexander I of Moldavia (c1370-1432).

The town administers six villages: Căzănești, Cioatele, Glodeni, Parpanița, Poiana and Valea Mare.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1977 6,978
1992 9,744 +39.6%
2002 10,481 +7.6%
2011 7,897 −24.7%
Source: Census data


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