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Pantelimon
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Lebăda hotel in Pantelimon, on an island on Lake Pantelimon

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Location of Pantelimon in Ilfov County



Pantelimon, Ilfov is located in Romania
Pantelimon
Location of Pantelimon in Romania
Coordinates: 44°27′14″N 26°12′9″E / 44.45389, 26.2025Coordinates: 44°27′14″N 26°12′9″E / 44.45389, 26.2025
Country  Romania
County Actual Ilfov county CoA.png Ilfov
Area
 • Total 69.00 km2 (26.64 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 25 596
 • Density 370.96/km2 (960.8/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.primariapantelimon.ro/

Pantelimon (Romanian pronunciation: [panteliˈmon]) is a city in Ilfov County, Romania. The town — bordered by the Romanian capital, Bucharest, to the west — has an area of 134.83 km². Its name is derived from the Greek saint Panteleimon.

Local government[edit | edit source]

The Pantelimon Local Council has 17 councillors. The council currently having the following party composition, with no party having an outright majority:

    Party Seats in 2008 Current Council
  Democratic Liberal Party 5          
  Social Democratic Party 4          
  Union of Pensioners and Social Solidarity 3          
Template:Romanian politics/party colours/PR |   Party of the Roma 2 Template:Romanian politics/party colours/PR |   Template:Romanian politics/party colours/PR |        
  National Liberal Party 1          
  New Generation Party – Christian Democratic 1          
Template:Romanian politics/party colours/PER |   Green Party 1 Template:Romanian politics/party colours/PER |          

Demographics[edit | edit source]

The town's population, according to the 2011 census, was 23,309 people, an increase from 16,019 persons in the 2002 census. In 2011, 93.2% of the population were ethnic Romanians, 5.9% Roma, and 0.9% others.[1][2]

Transport[edit | edit source]

Pantelimon is linked with Bucharest by small transport companies that operate minibuses from the town to several locations in Eastern Bucharest, where passengers can switch to RATB or the Bucharest metro. Pantelimon metro station, the eastern starting point of the Bucharest Metro's M1 line, is located in the eastern extremity of Bucharest, near the Pantelimon town.

Economy[edit | edit source]

There is a beer factory in Pantelimon, owned by the United Romanian Breweries — producer of the Carlsberg and Tuborg beer brands.

References[edit | edit source]

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