The Ostroveni commune is located in the end of the Dolj County on DN 55 A. According to the predominant general aspect of the relief, Ostroveni commune is a plain of the plain, and after the main agent that generated the relief form and after the settlement belongs to the category of the Danubian localities.
The commune has two villages: Ostroveni, Grindeni and Listeava. The village's village names have links to history, geography or social events.
LISTEAVA comes from Latin "aqua -apa" "tulip-tulip" and refers to the yellowish, cloudy water that passed near the Roman camp 2000 years ago.
GRINDENI took its name from "grind", a strip of land lying along the banks of a river. From "island", the island in the middle of the waters has named its village OSTROVENI.
The village ORASANI reunited at first, inhabitants fleeing from the "city" for the fear of the invaders or some diseases, epidemics. All four villages appear attested in royal acts starting with the 14th century.
According to the 2011 census, Ostroveni's population stands at 5,062, down from the previous census in 2002 when there were 5,768 inhabitants. Most of the inhabitants are Romanian (91.72%), with a minority of Roma (3.32%). For 4.92% of the population, ethnicity is unknown. From the confessional point of view, most of the inhabitants are Orthodox (94.98%). For 4.92% of the population, confessional membership is unknown.