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a city in southern Rumania; port on the Danube, situated at the mouth of the Argeş River, in Ilfov District. Population, 21,500 (1972). Olteniţa has a shipyard, as well as enterprises of the spinning industry (synthetic and cotton yarn) and the food industry (flour-milling and distilling).

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It is part of a US$ 56 million investment programme by the company, with the goal of building a 73,000-metric-tonne recycling facility in the southern Romanian city of Oltenita. The plant will recycle waste lubricant oils and transform them into base oils for sale and reuse in the automotive and industrial sectors.
In another instance, UAE engineering and project management company, Chemie-Tech, plans to invest $62m in a plant to recycle used automotive industry in Oltenita, Romania.
The vineyard is placed next to the Danube, in the south of the Romanian Plain, between the cities of Giurgiu and Oltenita, 50 km south of Bucharest.
The restructuring of the industry for the past 20 years, has determined the closure of some industrial units in the mono industrial areas, leading to the manifestation of serious social problems in areas belonging to places like: Mizil, Plopeni (weapon factory), Urlati, Valea Calugareasca (chemical fertilizers factory), Sotanga, Costesti, Stoienesti (mining) and Campulung Muscel (Aro, vehicles factory)--from the Northern counties, but also in of some of the southern counties such as: Turnu Magurele, Zimnicea, Alexandria, Videle, Giurgiu, Oltenita, Calarasi, Sloboziasi Fetesti.
The outline of the main riverbed is given by Oltenita city and Arges River into the west and the town of Calarasi and Borcea branch in the east.
The port, Oltenita, is about 55 kilometres from Bucharest.
The battle of Oltenita, the first major confrontation between the Russian and the Turkish armies; 1854, March 21.
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