Bolintin - Vale is a town in Giurgiu County in the historical region of the Great Wallachia in Romania.

Geographical location

Bolintin - Vale is located in the Wallachian plain on the left bank of the river Arges. The district capital Giurgiu is located about 65 km south-east; the capital Bucharest 25 kilometers east of Bolintin - Vale away.


Bolintin - Vale was first documented in 1433. 1821 proclaimed in place of the Romanian revolutionary Tudor Vladimirescu the struggle against Ottoman domination. In 1989, Bolintin Vale - city status. 1991 fled from the neighboring community Bolintin deal after riots by ethnic Romanians against the Roma minority numerous Roma to Bolintin - Vale, whereupon it came to riots with the destruction of several Roma houses here.

The main industries of the city are agriculture, the construction industry and the oil and natural gas production.


As of the 2002 census, 11,702 residents were registered in the city, including 9,890 Romanians and 1,808 Roma. About 7,000 lived in Bolintin - Vale, the other in the three local villages. Bolintin - Vale is one of the cities in Romania, with the largest proportion of Roma (2011 it was 2296 ).


Bolintin - Vale has no rail connection. Several times a day there are bus connections to Bucharest. On the northern outskirts of the Romanian A1 motorway runs.


  • Dimitrie Bolintineanu (1825-1872), Romanian poet