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Ploiești metropolitan area

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Ploiești metropolitan area

Ploieşti metropolitan area
Metropolitan area
Country  Romania
County Prahova
Central Municipality Ploieşti
Functional Proposed
 • Total 478 km2 (185 sq mi)
Population (2011 census[1])
 • Total 276,279
 • Density 577/km2 (1,490/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code ??wxyz1
Area code(s) + x??2
1w, x, y, and z are digits that indicate the street, part of the street, or even the building of the address
2x is a digit indicating the operator: 2 for the former national operator, Romtelecom, and 3 for the other ground telephone networks

Ploieşti metropolitan area is a proposed metropolitan area project, launched in 2003.[2][3]

It will be formed from Ploieşti municipality and surrounding communities: Ariceștii Rahtivani, Bărcăneşti, Berceni, Blejoi, Brazi, Bucov, Păuleşti and Târgșoru Vechi.[4]


  1. ^ "Population at 20 October 2011" (in Romanian).  
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  4. ^ Ploieşti metropolitan area - Project case study

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