🇷🇴 Piatra Neamț is the capital city of Neamț County, in the historical region of Western Moldavia, in north-eastern Romania. Because of its privileged location in the Eastern Carpathian mountains, it is considered one of the most picturesque cities in Romania. The Nord-Est Regional Development Agency is located in Piatra Neamț.
The city's industries include a fertilizer plant, a pulp and paper mill, and several food-processing plants. In the city are also located an agricultural machinery plant (Mecanica Ceahlău), a pharmaceutical plant (Plantavorel) and two paper manufacturers.
The city's main industrial park is situated 11 km (7 mi) south, in the Săvinești area. During the communist period, the Săvinești platform was one of the most important chemical plants in Romania and the site of a research institute. Today, the industrial facility is part of the Italian company Radici Group, and it operates at low capacity.
In recent times, the most important Romanian commercial brands originating from Piatra Neamț are Rifil (synthetic fibers manufacturer), Altex (Media Galaxy) (TV, hi-fi, home appliances national dealer), Köber [ro] (paints manufacturer), Amicii-Kubo Ice Cream (ice cream producer) and Dasimpex (mobile phones dealer).
There are 4 local TV stations (TV M, 1TV, TeleM, Actual TV), 3 FM radio stations and several newspapers, including online newspapers such as CityNeamț and Ziar Piatra Neamț.
Piatra Neamţ has a population of over 85,055 people. Piatra Neamţ also forms the centre of the wider Neamţ County which has a population of over 470,766 people.
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Twin Towns - Sister Cities Piatra Neamţ has links with:🇫🇷 Roanne, France 🇹🇷 Bergama, Turkey