Pitești is situated in the historical region of Muntenia, located on the Argeș River. The capital and the largest city of the Argeș County, it is an important commercial and industrial center, as well as the home of two universities. Close to the city there is the nuclear platform hosting the Institute for Nuclear Research and the Nuclear Fuel Factory. A1 freeway connects the city directly to the national capital Bucharest.
More about the history of the city can be found at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pite%C8%99ti