Dorohoi is a municipality in Botosani county, Moldova, Romania, consisting of the localities Dealu Mare, Dorohoi (residence), Enescu Lots and Progress. It is located on the bank of the Jijia river at 36 km from the city of Botosani, which is the seat of the county with the same name. At the 2011 census there was a population of 24,309 inhabitants. The town of Dorohoi, the residence of the former county of the same name, was located in the north-west of the Upper Moldavian Plain, in the Botosani County, at the Upper Jijia Plain with the Bour Hills, at the Jijia River confluence with the Buhai River at 200 m altitude On the right bank of the Jijia River. Geographically, the city is situated in the northeastern part of Romania, in the contact area between Bourul-Ibanesti high hill region on the left side of Siret Valley and Moldavia Plain on the upper course of the Jijia River. The northern, northwestern and western hills of the city are Magura Ibanesti (385m), Pietris-Dersca (472m), Hapai (472m). To the west, at 15 km, is the Siret valley and to the northeast, at 35-40 km is the Prut valley. As a globe, Dorohoi is at the intersection of the parallel 47 ° 58 'N with the meridian 26 ° 23' E. Set at this latitude makes the city receive a smaller amount of heat than the southern towns, the days are longer Half an hour to the summer solstice, the springtime to be delayed for two weeks, the fall comes earlier and the winters are longer. The relief is fragmented by Jijia and its tributaries: the Buhai and Morii Brooks with Criva and Ghitaloaia. The highest elevation of the relief is in the major bed of Jijia, 140-150m and the highest on the Tirinca Hill, 193m. The climate of the region is temperate continental.