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County capital
Location of Botoşani
Location of Botoşani
Country  Romania
County Botoşani County
Status County capital
 • Total 40.7 km2 (15.7 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 119.132
 • Density 2,822/km2 (7,310/sq mi)
 • July 1, 2005 119.132
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Botoşani (pronunciation in Romanian: /'ʃanʲ/ is the capital city of Botoşani County, in the northern part of Moldavia, Romania. It has a population of 115,609 people as of the year 2002

Today, it is best known as the birthplace of many celebrated Romanians, including Mihai Eminescu and Nicolae Iorga.


Football is represented in Botoşani by the team FC Botoşani.

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