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List of cities and towns in Romania

 

List of cities and towns in Romania

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This is a list of cities and towns in Romania, ordered by population according to the 2002 and 2011 censuses.[1] For the major cities, average altitude is also given. Cities in bold are county capitals. The list includes major cities with the status of municipiu (103 in total), as well as towns with the status of oraş (217 in total).

Contents

  • Complete list 1
  • The twenty largest cities 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Complete list

Map showing Romania's county seats in dark green and all other cities and towns in light green.
    municipiu
    oraș
City County Population (2011)[2] Population (2002) Altitude (m) Year status
granted* or
first attested†
Image
Bucharest - 1,883,425 1,926,334 85 1459†
Cluj-Napoca Cluj 324,576 317,953 360 1316*
Timișoara Timiș 319,279 317,660 90 1342*
Iași Iași 290,422 320,888 95 1408†
Constanța Constanța 283,872 310,471 25 260 BC†
Craiova Dolj 269,506 302,601 100 1475†
Brașov Brașov 253,200 284,596 625 1235†
Galați Galați 249,432 298,861 55 1445†
Ploiești Prahova 209,945 232,527 150 1596†
Oradea Bihor 196,367 206,614 150 1113†
Brăila Brăila 180,302 216,292 20 1368†
Arad Arad 159,074 172,824 107 1028†
Pitești Argeș 155,383 168,458 287 1388†
Sibiu Sibiu 147,245 154,892 415 1191†
Bacău Bacău 144,307 175,500 165 1408†
Târgu Mureș Mureș 134,290 149,577 330 1332*
Baia Mare Maramureș 123,738 137,976 225 1329†
Buzău Buzău 115,494 133,116 95 1431†
Botoșani Botoșani 106,847 115,344 130 1439†
Satu Mare Satu Mare 102,411 115,630 123 1213†
Râmnicu Vâlcea Vâlcea 98,776 107,656 250 1388†
Drobeta-Turnu Severin Mehedinți 92,617 104,035 65 121 AD†/1833*
Suceava Suceava 92,121 106,138 325 1388†
Piatra Neamț Neamț 85,055 105,499 345 1491†
Târgu Jiu Gorj 82,504 96,562 205 1406†[3]
Târgoviște Dâmbovița 79,610 89,429 280 1396†[3]
Focșani Vrancea 79,315 103,219 55 1575†
Bistrița Bistrița-Năsăud 75,076 81,467 360 1349*
Tulcea Tulcea 73,707 92,762 30 300-292 BC† (as Aegyssus); 1506† (as Tulcea)[3]
Reșița Caraș-Severin 73,282 83,985 245 1925*
Slatina Olt 70,293 79,171 135 1368†
Călărași Călărași 65,181 70,039 13 1534†
Alba Iulia Alba 63,536 66,369 330 1097†
Giurgiu Giurgiu 61,353 69,587 25 1395†
Deva Hunedoara 61,123 69,390 187 1269†
Hunedoara Hunedoara 60,525 71,380 240 1265†
Zalău Sălaj 56,202 63,305 275 1473*
Sfântu Gheorghe Covasna 56,006 61,512 555 1332†/1832*
Bârlad Vaslui 55,837 69,183 70-120 1174†
Vaslui Vaslui 55,407 70,267 110-170 1375†
Roman Neamț 50,713 69,483 200 1387†
Turda Cluj 47,744 55,770 315 1075†
Mediaș Sibiu 47,204 55,203 330 1359*
Slobozia Ialomița 45,891 52,677 20 1614†
Alexandria Teleorman 45,434 50,591 41 1840*
Voluntari Ilfov 42,944 30,016 57 1864† (the Pipera village), 1921† (Cetatea Voluntărească/the Volunteering Citadel); 1968† (as Voluntari);[4] 2004*
Lugoj Timiș 40,361 44,571 124 1334† (Sacerdos de Lucas); 1376† (as Castrum Lugas); 1542* [3]
Medgidia Constanța 39,780 43,867 75 1840†/1968*
Onești Bacău 39,172 51,681 210 1436† (as "Siliștea lui Oană la Trotuș"/the village hearth of Oană upon Trotuș);[3] 1956*
Miercurea Ciuc Harghita 38,966 41,852 662 1558†
Sighetu Marmației Maramureș 37,640 41,246 274 1326†
Petroșani Hunedoara 37,160 45,447 615 1930*
Mangalia Constanța 36,364 40,037 20 500-400 BC† (as Callatis); 1593† (as Mangalia)[3]
Tecuci Galați 34,871 42,012 50 1435†
Odorheiu Secuiesc Harghita 34,257 36,926 477-504 1301† (as Castrum Vduord); 1332-1334† (as Uduorhel village); 1485* (as Oppidum Udvarhely)
Râmnicu Sărat Buzău 33,843 38,805 118 1439†
Pașcani Iași 33,745 42,172 250 1419†
Dej Cluj 33,497 38,478 285 1061†
Reghin Mureș 33,281 36,023 390 1228†
Năvodari Constanța 32,981 32,400 7 1421† (as Kara Koyun); 1927† (as Năvodari); 1968*
Câmpina Prahova 32,935 38,758 435 1503†/1864*
Mioveni Argeș 31,998 35,849 300 1485†/1989* (as Colibași); 1996† (as Mioveni)
Câmpulung Argeș 31,767 38,285 580-600 1292[3]-1300†
Caracal Olt 30,954 34,603 128 1538†
Săcele Brașov 30,798 29,967 1366†/1971*
Făgăraș Brașov 30,714 36,121 430 1222† (the region of Fagar šu/Fogaras river); 1291† (as Fogros); 1310 (the Fogaras wooden fortress)[3]
Fetești Ialomița 30,217 33,197 25 1528†/1934*[3]
Sighișoara Mureș 28,102 32,287 380 1367*
Borșa Maramureș 27,611 27,247 950 1365†/1968*
Roșiorii de Vede Teleorman 27,416 31,873 32 1385†
Curtea de Argeș Argeș 27,359 32,626 420 1330† (as Argeș castle/cetate); 1510† (as The Argeș Court/Curtea de Argeș)[3]
Sebeș Alba 27,019 29,475 1245†
Huși Vaslui 26,266 33,320 120 1494†
Fălticeni Suceava 25,723 33,867 220-390 1440†; 1490† (as "Șumuz, that is Fulticeanii" village); 1780† (as Șoldănești town/târg); 1826† (Fălticeni)[3]
Pantelimon Ilfov 25,596 16,019 2005*
Oltenița Călărași 24,822 31,434 15 1853*
Turnu Măgurele Teleorman 24,772 30,187 31 1387†
Caransebeș Caraș-Severin 24,689 31,199 220 1289†/1564* [3]
Dorohoi Botoșani 24,309 31,073 170 1407†
Vulcan Hunedoara 24,160 33,186 610 1462† (as Wolkan); 1953*
Rădăuți Suceava 23,822 32,151 375 1393†
Zărnești Brașov 23,476 26,520 1373†/1951*
Lupeni Hunedoara 23,390 31,409 725 1770†/1941*
Aiud Alba 22,876 28,909 260 1293†
Petrila Hunedoara 22,692 28,742 675 1493†/1956*
Câmpia Turzii Cluj 22,223 29,852 300 1925*
Buftea Ilfov 22,178 19,617 110 1968*
Târnăveni Mureș 22,075 29,828 300 1278†/1912*
Popești-Leordeni Ilfov 21,895 15,115 2004*
Moinești Bacău 21,787 25,532 1467†
Codlea Brașov 21,708 24,814 550 1265†/1950*
Cugir Alba 21,376 30,244 304 1330† (as Villa Kudzyr); 1960* [3]
Carei Satu Mare 21,112 25,590 160 1320†/1871*
Gherla Cluj 20,982 24,232 250 1291†
Blaj Alba 20,630 21,819 260 1271†
Comănești Bacău 19,568 26,237 520 1409†/1952*
Motru Gorj 19,079 25,860 1385†/1966*
Târgu Neamț Neamț 18,695 22,634 365 1387†
Moreni Dâmbovița 18,687 22,868 472 1584†/1948*
Târgu Secuiesc Covasna 18,491 22,251 1407†
Gheorgheni Harghita 18,377 21,245 810 1232†; 1333† (Sacerdos de Giorgio); 1905* [3]
Orăștie Hunedoara 18,227 24,354 1224†
Balș Olt 18,164 23,147 150 1921*
Băicoi Prahova 17,981 20,234 310 1597†/1948*
Drăgășani Vâlcea 17,871 22,499 1535†
Salonta Bihor 17,735 20,006 90 1606†
Băilești Dolj 17,437 22,231 80 1536†/1921*
Calafat Dolj 17,336 21,227 35 1424†
Cernavodă Constanța 17,022 20,514 50 300-100 BC† (as Axiopolis); 1860† (as Černa Voda)[5]
Filiași Dolj 16,900 20,159 1573†/1968*
Câmpulung Moldovenesc Suceava 16,722 21,862 630 1411†/1866*
Corabia Olt 16,441 21,932 35 1596†/1871*
Adjud Vrancea 16,045 20,776 97 1433†
Breaza Prahova 15,928 18,863 600 1431†/1952*
Bocșa Caraș-Severin 15,842 19,023 170 1333†/1960*
Marghita Bihor 15,770 18,650 1216†/1967*
Baia Sprie Maramureș 15,476 15,735 500 1329†
Bragadiru Ilfov 15,329 8,165 37 2005*
Luduș Mureș 15,328 18,647 1377†/1960*
Urziceni Ialomița 15,308 19,088 60 1596†
Vișeu de Sus Maramureș 15,037 18,444 427 1365†/1956*
Râșnov Brașov 15,022 16,242 650 1331† [3]
Buhuși Bacău 14,562 21,993 235 1438†/1930*
Ștefănești Argeș 14,541 12,983 2004*
Brad Hunedoara 14,495 18,075 278 1445†/1941*
Șimleu Silvaniei Sălaj 14,436 17,053 1251†
Vatra Dornei Suceava 14,429 17,864 802 1592†/1907*
Mizil Prahova 14,312 17,075 125 1585†/1830*
Cisnădie Sibiu 14,282 17,204 510 1150† (as Ruetel); 1323† (as Heltau); 1948*
Pucioasa Dâmbovița 14,254 16,489 350 1649† (as Piatra Pucioasa); 1929*
Chitila Ilfov 14,184 12,643 84 2005*
Zimnicea Teleorman 14,058 16,787 48 1385† (as Dezimnikos)
Toplița Harghita 13,929 16,839 650 1567† (as Taplócza); 1956*
Otopeni Ilfov 13,861 10,515 91 2000*
Ovidiu Constanța 13,847 13,458 1989*
Gura Humorului Suceava 13,667 16,740 1490†/1904*
Găești Dâmbovița 13,317 16,598 1498†
Vicovu de Sus Suceava 13,308 14,125 1436†/2004*
Țăndărei Ialomița 13,219 14,591 1594†/1968*
Ocna Mureș Alba 13,036 15,697 1203† (as Uioara); 1956*
Bolintin-Vale Giurgiu 12,929 11,464 100 1426†/1989*
Avrig Sibiu 12,815 16,215 350 1364†/1989*
Pecica Arad 12,762 13,024 1329†/2004*
Simeria Hunedoara 12,556 14,571 1449† (as Piskitelep); 1956*
Moldova Nouă Caraș-Severin 12,350 15,112 1600†/1956*
Sânnicolau Mare Timiș 12,312 13,007 82 1217† (as Sân-Nicolau); 1942*
Vălenii de Munte Prahova 12,257 13,898 350 1431†
Dărmănești Bacău 12,247 14,232 1989*
Dăbuleni Dolj 12,182 13,888   2004*
Comarnic Prahova 11,970 13,532 500-580 1510†/1968* [3]
Negrești-Oaș Satu Mare 11,867 16,356   1965*
Rovinari Gorj 11,816 12,603   1981*
Scornicești Olt 11,766 13,751   1989*
Târgu Lăpuș Maramureș 11,744 14,139   1968*
Săcueni Bihor 11,526 11,665   2004*
Videle Teleorman 11,508 12,498
Sântana Arad 11,428 12,936   2003*
Oravița Caraș-Severin 11,382 15,222
Târgu Ocna Bacău 11,300 14,184   1774*
Călan Hunedoara 11,279 14,714 231 1961*
Boldești-Scăeni Prahova 11,137 11,505 250-300 1543† (Scăieni), 1600† (Boldești); 1968* (by union)[3]
Măgurele Ilfov 11,041 9,200   2005*
Hârlău Iași 10,905 12,260   1968*
Drăgănești-Olt Olt 10,894 13,181
Jimbolia Timiș 10,808 10,497   1950*
Mărășești Vrancea 10,671 13,070
Beiuș Bihor 10,667 12,089 191 1451*
Beclean Bistrița-Năsăud 10,628 12,033 252 1968*
Urlați Prahova 10,541 11,858
Oțelu Roșu Caraș-Severin 10,510 13,128   1960*
Strehaia Mehedinți 10,506 12,564   1921*
Târgu Frumos Iași 10,475 13,763
Orșova Mehedinți 10,441 15,379
Sinaia Prahova 10,410 14,636   1880*
Jibou Sălaj 10,407 12,283 1205†/1968*
Sovata Mureș 10,385 12,219   1952*
Costești Argeș 10,375 12,091 200 1535†/1968*
Ianca Brăila 10,343 12,886   1989*
Lipova Arad 10,313 11,491   1440*
Dolhasca Suceava 10,298 11,009   2004*
Topoloveni Argeș 10,219 10,329   1968*
Murfatlar Constanța 10,216 10,857   1989*
Nehoiu Buzău 10,211 12,650   1989*
Flămânzi Botoșani 10,136 11,799   2004*
Covasna Covasna 10,114 12,306 550-600 1567†/1952*
Aleșd Bihor 10,066 10,852 224 1968*
Valea lui Mihai Bihor 9,902 10,665   1844*/1930*/1989*
Darabani Botoșani 9,893 12,002   1926*/1968*
Hațeg Hunedoara 9,685 12,507
Sângeorz-Băi Bistrița-Năsăud 9,679 10,702
Titu Dâmbovița 9,658 10,711   1968*
Cristuru Secuiesc Harghita 9,650 11,291 393 1332† (Sacerdos de Sancta Croce); 1956*
Hârșova Constanța 9,642 11,198
Liteni Suceava 9,596 9,851   2004*
Năsăud Bistrița-Năsăud 9,587 11,365
Podu Iloaiei Iași 9,573 9,739   2005*
Eforie Constanța 9,473 9,294
Odobești Vrancea 9,364 8,000
Huedin Cluj 9,346 9,955   1961*
Ineu Arad 9,260 10,416   1967*
Salcea Suceava 9,015 8,719   2004*
Seini Maramureș 8,987 9,439   1989*
Uricani Hunedoara 8,972 12,177   1965*
Babadag Tulcea 8,940 10,878 30-70 1330-1332† (as Baba-Saltik)
Bumbești-Jiu Gorj 8,932 11,882 400 1989*
Bușteni Prahova 8,894 11,787 880-940 1840†/1946* [3]
Agnita Sibiu 8,732 12,115 447 1950*
Iernut Mureș 8,705 9,833   1989*
Baraolt Covasna 8,672 10,464 500 1224† [3]
Tășnad Satu Mare 8,631 10,188   1968*
Roznov Neamț 8,593 9,171   2003*
Băbeni Vâlcea 8,451 9,475 217 2002*
Negrești Vaslui 8,380 10,481   1968*
Recaș Timiș 8,336 8,560   2004*
Măcin Tulcea 8,245 11,803
Târgu Cărbunești Gorj 8,034 9,338   1968*
Chișineu-Criș Arad 7,987 8,724 102 1968*
Siret Suceava 7,976 10,003
Mihăilești Giurgiu 7,923 7,161
Budești Călărași 7,725 9,596 18 1526†/1989*
Plopeni Prahova 7,718 10,083   1968*
Panciu Vrancea 7,664 9,834   1956*
Călimănești Vâlcea 7,622 8,923 260 1386†/1927* [3]
Fieni Dâmbovița 7,587 8,092   1968*
Șomcuta Mare Maramureș 7,565 7,708   2004*
Întorsura Buzăului Covasna 7,528 9,081   1968*
Zlatna Alba 7,490 9,254
Anina Caraș-Severin 7,485 10,594 645-780 1952*
Curtici Arad 7,453 9,762 107 1968*
Nădlac Arad 7,398 8,422   1968*
Dumbrăveni Sibiu 7,388 8,812
Victoria Brașov 7,386 9,059   1954*
Amara Ialomița 7,345 7,627 30 2004*
Pătârlagele Buzău 7,304 8,290   2004*
Techirghiol Constanța 7,292 7,388
Pogoanele Buzău 7,275 7,614   1989*
Ulmeni Maramureș 7,270 7,153   2004*
Câmpeni Alba 7,221 8,587 533-618 1565†/1961*
Cehu Silvaniei Sălaj 7,214 8,468 320 1968*
Tăuții-Măgherăuș Maramureș 7,136 6,713   2004*
Murgeni Vaslui 7,119 7,674   2003*
Tismana Gorj 7,035 7,894   2004*
Buziaș Timiș 7,023 8,128 128 1956*
Segarcea Dolj 7,019 8,704   1968*
Săveni Botoșani 6,999 8,685   1920*/1968*
Pâncota Arad 6,946 7,418   1968*
Ungheni Mureș 6,945 6,554   2004*
Sărmașu Mureș 6,942 7,493   2003*
Răcari Dâmbovița 6,930 6,892   2004*
Tălmaciu Sibiu 6,905 9,147   1989*
Cajvana Suceava 6,901 7,263 384 2004*
Vlăhița Harghita 6,898 7,392
Fundulea Călărași 6,851 6,217   1989*
Livada Satu Mare 6,773 7,004   2006*
Făget Timiș 6,761 7,519   1994*
Teiuș Alba 6,695 7,338   1994*
Bicaz Neamț 6,543 8,911 432 1960*
Ștei Bihor 6,529 9,466   1956*
Însurăței Brăila 6,528 7,501   1989*
Lehliu Gară Călărași 6,502 6,667   1989*
Târgu Bujor Galați 6,299 8,044   1968*
Piatra-Olt Olt 6,299 6,583   1989*
Horezu Vâlcea 6,263 7,446   1968*
Deta Timiș 6,260 6,423   1810*/1968*
Ardud Satu Mare 6,231 6,486 180-200 2004*
Bălan Harghita 6,115 9,295 950-1000 1968*
Slănic Prahova 6,034 7,249   1892*
Brezoi Vâlcea 6,022 7,589 320 1575†/1968* [3]
Sebiș Arad 5,979 6,829
Frasin Suceava 5,876 6,532   2004*
Gătaia Timiș 5,861 8,103   2004*
Potcoava Olt 5,743 6,111   2004*
Miercurea Nirajului Mureș 5,554 5,824   2003*
Broșteni Suceava 5,506 6,603 640 2004*
Novaci Gorj 5,431 6,151   1968*
Săliște Sibiu 5,421 6,092   2003*
Copșa Mică Sibiu 5,404 5,157 287 1402†/1961* [3]
Băneasa Constanța 5,384 5,538 98 2004*
Baia de Aramă Mehedinți 5,349 5,724 275 1968*
Ciacova Timiș 5,348 7,285 84 1335†/2004*
Ștefănești Botoșani 5,314 5,628   2004*
Vânju Mare Mehedinți 5,311 7,074   1968*
Geoagiu Hunedoara 5,294 6,290   2000*
Rupea Brașov 5,269 6,246   1951*
Sângeorgiu de Pădure Mureș 5,166 5,492   2003*
Negru Vodă Constanța 5,088 5,529
Abrud Alba 5,072 6,803 600-777 106-275 (as Abruttus/Alburnus Minor); 1271† (as Abruth/terra Obruth)[3]
Isaccea Tulcea 5,026 5,374
Băile Herculane Caraș-Severin 5,008 6,051 160 153† (as Aqua Herculis); 1951* [3]
Milișăuți Suceava 5,005 8,433   2004*
Cavnic Maramureș 4,976 5,494 650-700 1968*
Fierbinți-Târg Ialomița 4,969 5,253   2004*
Săliștea de Sus Maramureș 4,893 5,196   1365†/2004*
Bălcești Vâlcea 4,864 5,780 170 2002*
Berbești Vâlcea 4,836 5,704 340-350 2003*
Predeal Brașov 4,755 5,615 1030 1935*
Ghimbav Brașov 4,698 5,112   2002*
Azuga Prahova 4,440 6,119 895-950 1948*
Țicleni Gorj 4,414 5,205   1968*
Aninoasa Hunedoara 4,360 6,108 650 1989*
Bucecea Botoșani 4,274 5,128 268 1434†/2004*
Slănic Moldova Bacău 4,198 5,375
Băile Olănești Vâlcea 4,186 4,814 430-475 1527† [3]
Miercurea Sibiului Sibiu 3,910 4,063   2004*
Sulina Tulcea 3,663 5,140
Bechet Dolj 3,657 3,864 15 2004*
Făurei Brăila 3,592 4,626   1968*
Ocna Sibiului Sibiu 3,562 4,184
Baia de Arieș Alba 3,461 4,877 495-1256[6] 1998*
Ocnele Mari Vâlcea 3,309 3,591   1960*
Căzănești Ialomița 3,271 3,641 17 2004*
Dragomirești Maramureș 3,213 3,132   2004*
Berești Galați 2,916 3,926 140 1968*
Borsec Harghita 2,585 3,109 860-880 1956*
Băile Govora Vâlcea 2,449 3,147 360-380 1927*
Vașcău Bihor 2,315 3,032   1956*
Solca Suceava 2,188 4,687   1926*
Nucet Bihor 2,165 2,851   1956*
Băile Tușnad Harghita County 1,641 1,802 650 1968*

The twenty largest cities

See also

References

  1. ^ Anuarul de statistica, pag 16
  2. ^ "Population at 20 October 2011" (in Romanian).  
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y Ghinea, Dan (2002). Enciclopedia Geografică a României (The Geographic Encyclopedia of Romania) (in Romanian) (3rd, revised and expanded ed.). Bucharest: Editura Enciclopedică.  
  4. ^ "Voluntari - Historical Dates" (in Romanian). Voluntari Town Hall. Retrieved 31 December 2014. 
  5. ^ "Historical dates on Cernavoda Blog" (in Romanian). Retrieved 30 December 2014. 
  6. ^ "Baia de Arieș - Local Presentation" (in Romanian). Baia de Arieș Town Hall. Retrieved 30 December 2014. 
  7. ^ "Population at 20 October 2011" (in Romanian).  
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