Location of Bălăceanu
|Coordinates: 45°16′N 27°9′E / 45.267°N 27.150°ECoordinates: 45°16′N 27°9′E / 45.267°N 27.150°E|
|• Mayor||Dan Florin Ionescu (since 2004) (PNL)|
Most of the adult population, about 1800 people, work in agriculture. The village derives its name from a local landlord, Nicolae Bălăceanu, who lived in the early 20th century.