Braila City

Brăila (Romanian pronunciation: [brəˈila] ( )GreekΜπράιλαTurkish: İbrail) is a city in Muntenia, easternRomania, a port on the Danube and the capital of Brăila County. It is located in the close vicinity of Galați. TheSud-Est Regional Development Agency is located in Brăila. According to the 2011 Romanian census there were 180,302 people living within the city of Brăila,[1] making it the 11th most populous city in Romania.

Demographics[edit]

Romanians: 97.21%As of 2011 census data (est.), Brăila has a population of 180,302, a decrease from the figure recorded at the 2002 census.[1] The ethnic makeup was as follows:

Metropolitan area[edit]

Economy[edit]

Accessible to small and medium-sized oceangoing ships, Brăila has large grain-handling and warehousing facilities. It is also an important industrial center, with metalworking, textile, food-processing, and other factories.

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