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Location of Ploieşti
Coordinates: 44°56′24″N 26°1′48″E / 44.94°N 26.03°E / 44.94; 26.03Coordinates: 44°56′24″N 26°1′48″E / 44.94°N 26.03°E / 44.94; 26.03
Country  Romania
County Prahova County
Status County seat
 • Mayor Andrei Volosevici (Democratic Liberal Party)
 • City 58.2 km2 (22.5 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • City 232,527
 • Density 3,990/km2 (10,300/sq mi)
 • Metro 327,923
 • Jan. 1, 2006 250,541
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Ploieşti is the county seat. of Prahova County. It can be found in the historical region of Wallachia in Romania. About 232,500 people were living in Ploieşti as of the year 2002.

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