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Titu railway station

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Location of Titu in Dâmbovița County



Titu is located in Romania
Titu
Position of Titu Romania



Titu is located in Dâmbovița County
Titu
Location of Titu in Dâmbovița County
Coordinates: 44°39′44″N 25°34′25″E / 44.66222, 25.57361
Country  Romania
Counties of Romania Actual Dambovita county CoA.png Dâmboviţa
First mentioned 1653
Administratively subordinated villages
Government
 • Mayor Traian Niculae (PNL)
Elevation 160 m (520 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 9 658
 • Density 221.92/km2 (574.8/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 135500
Website http://primariatitu.ro/

Titu is a town in Dâmbovița County, Romania with a population under 16,000. It administers five villages: Fusea, Hagioaica, Mereni, Plopu and Sălcuța. It is best known for its yearly September 14 fair (bâlci).

Zones and administration[]

Titu is divided into three main zones:[1]

  • Titu-gară – The main part of the city, it contains the town hall, the main school, the train station and most important buildings.
  • Titu-târg – A rural zone which includes the town's library and the second school. It was also the former center town.
  • Sălcuţa – The smallest zone and a village in its own right, it is rural and features a church. It is also the place where the bâlci is held.

The town administers five other villages: Fusea, Hagioaica, Mereni, Plopu and Sălcuţa.[2]

Industry[]

The French automobile manufacturer Renault is operating a technical centre near the town of Titu, that is used for testing and optimizing vehicles of the Dacia brand. It became operational in September 2010 and the cost of the investment raised to 166 million euro. The centre includes 100 testing lines for parts and vehicles and 32 kilometres (20 miles) of test tracks that allow simulating various running conditions encountered around the world. It has 300 employees and is located at the half of the distance between the Mioveni factory and the research centre in Bucharest.[3]

Notable people[]

  • Ion Miu (born 1955), virtuoso cimbalom player, was born in Titu

References[]



This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia. The original content was at Titu. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with this Familypedia wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License.
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