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Bucharest is Romania's capital and at the same time, the largest city industrial and commercial center of the country. Population of 1,944,367 inhabitants is that Bucharest is the sixth city in population in the European Union. In fact, however, Bucharest gather daily over three million people, and experts predict that over the next five years, the total will exceed four million. Add to this the fact that the settlements around the city, which will be part of future metropolitan area population totals about 430,000 inhabitants.

The first mention of locality appears in 1459. In 1859 became the capital of Romania. Since then undergoes constant change, being the art scene, culture and media. Between the two world wars, Bucharest elite elegant architecture and brought the nickname "Little Paris." Currently, the capital has the same administrative level as a county and is divided into six sectors.

Bucharest is located in the southeast, from Ploiesti, Giurgiu north to south. Plain City is Vlasiei, which is part of the Romanian Plain. To the east lies Baragan in Găvanu Burdea Plain west and south is bordered by Plain Burnazului.

Plain Bucharest has altitudes between 100-115 m in the north-west and 50-60 m in the south-east in the meadow Dambovita. The city itself is between 58 m and 90 m altitude. Over 50% of its area is within the range of 80-100 m hypsometric and slope do not exceed the value of 2o. Fragmentation is more pronounced in the eastern half, where it reaches 1 to 1.5 km/km2.

The relief is plain consists of a sequence of fields (inter-) and valleys (with terraces and meadows) in series from north to south:

Bucharest is situated on the banks of the Dambovita River, which flows into the Argeş, a tributary of the Danube. Several lakes lie along the river Colentina within the urban area, such as Lake Herăstrău, Floreasca Lake, Lake Tei and Lake Colentina. And in the center there is a lake in the Park Cişmigiu. This lake, formerly in the old medieval city pool is surrounded by Cismigiu Garden, inaugurated in 1847 after the plans of German architect Carl FW Meyer. In addition there Cişmigiu in Bucharest and other major parks: Herastrau Park (the Village Museum) and the Botanical Garden (the largest in Romania, comprising over 10,000 species of plants including exotic), Youth Park, Alexandru Ioan Cuza Park (also known Titan Park or Park as IOR), and many smaller parks and landscaped garden district municipalities.

The climate in Romania's capital is specific, ie temperate-continental. There are specific seasons, winter, spring, summer and autumn. Winters are relatively mild in Bucharest with little snow and relatively high temperatures, while in recent years, summers are very hot, very hot (high temperature up to 45 degrees in the shade) and little precipitation. This causes temperature differences winter - summer will be up to 60 degrees.

The legend says that Bucharest was founded by a shepherd named Bucur. According to another variant most likely, Bucharest was founded by Mircea the Old at the end of the fourteenth century.

The settlement was documented on 20 September 1459 in an act of Vlad Tepes, ruler of Romanian, which strengthens an estate of nobles. Dambovita citadel, as it appears in the first years the city had a strategic role and will oversee the way he walked Targsor at Giurgiu, the last settlement being in Ottoman garrison. In short, states Bucharest, was elected on 14 October 1465 by Radu the Handsome as princely residence. In the years 1558 - 1559, Old Church is built at the Royal Court, built by Mr. Mircea Shepherd, which remained until today the oldest church in town preserved in its original form. In 1659, under the reign of George Ghica, Bucharest became the capital of Romanian, Turkish in order to have a capital in the plains and near the Danube, easier to control compared to Targoviste

In Bucharest, there are currently two functioning airports: Henri Coanda International Airport (formerly Otopeni) and Aurel Vlaicu International Airport (Baneasa original). Henri Coanda Airport is Romania's largest serving five million passengers in 2009 and is the main center for the national operator TAROM. From there, daily flights depart and arrive from other cities in Romania and many other airports in Europe, North America, Asia and Africa. Aurel Vlaicu is used by low-cost airlines and charter planes serve


Bucharest | Bucharest is Romania's capital and at the same time, the largest city industrial and commercial center of the country. Population of 1,944,367 inhabitants is that Bucharest is the sixth city in population in the European Union

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          Julia Hasdeu Castle

          Julia Hasdeu Castle

          Valea Prahovei, RomaniaJulia Hasdeu Castle, Bogdan Petriceicu Hasdeu creation, built in memory of his daughter, Julia Hasdeu (also called the magician Castle of Campina"), is one of the unique buildings made almost solely on the information and plans submitted by Yulia (from "underworld") in ghost sessions organized by his father. Here wrote BP Haşdeu "Sic Cogito" esoteric work (" I think so! ") and here he conducted the first psycho photography experiments.

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          Parliament Palace - Bucharest

          Parliament Palace - Bucharest

          Muntenia, RomaniaParliament Palace in Bucharest, Romania (also known as House of the People before the revolution), measuring 270 m by 240 m, 86 m high and 92 m below ground. It has 12 levels and 8 ground surface. According to the Guinness Book of Records, Parliament Palace is the largest civilian administrative building in the world use the most expensive office building in the world and the heaviest building in the world, falling three times in the record books. Palace of the Parliament building is located in the central part of Bucharest (in May), the place that today is called Arsenal Hill, framed by Spring Street to the west and northwest, United Nations Avenue north of Liberty Avenue and Route 13 east September in the south. It is 10 minutes away from Unirii Square and 20 minutes from North Station (bus 123).

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          Village Museum - Bucharest

          Village Museum - Bucharest

          Muntenia, RomaniaNational Village Museum "Dimitrie Gusti" (or shortly Village Museum) is one of the biggest attractions of Bucharest. Museum, a work by folklorists and sociologist Dimitrie Gusti, was inaugurated in 1936. It is an outdoor museum surrounded by greenery and lakes, offers an area of 30 hectares, 70 households, with traditional tools, and a water mill, a wind, an oil press, etc.., Collected from all country's provinces.

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          Arc De Triomphe - Bucharest

          Arc De Triomphe - Bucharest

          Muntenia, RomaniaArc de Triomphe is a monument located in the north of Bucharest, sector 1, at the intersection with road avenues Constantin Prezan Kiselev, Alexander and Alexander Averescu Constantinescu. The monument, designed by Petre Antonescu, was built between 1921-1922 and renovated in the period 1935-1936. It commemorates the victory in World War Romania.

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          Botanic Garden - Bucharest

          Botanic Garden - Bucharest

          Muntenia, RomaniaBotanical Garden of Bucharest, was placed in the current location in 1884, with an area of ~ 17 hectares, thanks to Prof. Dr. Dimitrie Brandza passion and landscape architect Fuchs, a native of Brussels.

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          Herastrau - Bucharest

          Herastrau - Bucharest

          Muntenia, RomaniaHerastrau Park or National Park Charles II was built in 1936 on the shores of Lake Herăstrău (74 hectares) and is the largest park in Bucharest.

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          Free Press House - Bucharest

          Free Press House - Bucharest

          Muntenia, RomaniaFree Press House, originally designed as "Exploring Complex, was built in five years (1952-1957) (between 1949 and 1954, was project leader prof. Emeritus Panaite Mazilu Eng), is intended for publication media State and especially the newspaper spark, "organ" of the Romanian Workers' Party Central Committee. The antenna on this building has argued for a while, since 1956, Romanian TV broadcaster.

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          Cismigiu Park- Bucharest

          Cismigiu Park- Bucharest

          Muntenia, RomaniaCismigiu Park is located in downtown, is the oldest park in Bucharest and spread over 17 hectares. In 1779 when the Romanian ruler, Alexander Ypsilanti ordered to build two fountains to have good drinking water, park name is derived from these fountains.

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          Fire Tower - Bucharest

          Fire Tower - Bucharest

          Muntenia, RomaniaStory building in the knowledge of Bucharest as Fire Tower began in 1890. Two years before the tower was tusks, who served a long time as a point of observation.

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          Victoria Palace - Bucharest

          Victoria Palace - Bucharest

          Muntenia, RomaniaVictoria Palace is the work of Professor Mark Duiliu (1885-1966), pupil of the Higher School of Architecture in Bucharest (1906) and then the Ecole de Beaux-Arts in Paris (diploma in 1912). After a first period of activity, framed first in French academicism formulas, then those of the neo-Romanian style, Duiliu Mark joined the modern trend in the '30s, becoming one of its main protagonists in Romania.

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          Carol Park Mausoleum

          Carol Park Mausoleum

          Muntenia, RomaniaCarol Park Mausoleum, called the Monument of Heroes during the communist regime and the struggle for freedom the people of the country, for socialism, is a monument located in Carol Park, Bucharest's Sector 4, Filaret Hill. The monument is built on the plateau that dominates the Freedom Park, where you are the Palace of Arts, later transformed into the Military Museum and its waterfall.

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          Romanian Athenaeum - Bucharest

          Romanian Athenaeum - Bucharest

          Muntenia, RomaniaRomanian Athenaeum is a concert hall in Bucharest, on Calea Victoriei building located in the George Enescu Square (north side of Palace Market). Here is situated Philharmonic "George Enescu".

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          National Museum of Natural History Antipa

          National Museum Of Natural History Antipa

          Muntenia, RomaniaNational Museum of Natural History "Grigore Antipa Museum Bucharest is located in Kiseleff road. 1. Heritage museum consists of over 2 million songs, grouped in various zoological, paleontological, minerals and rocks and ethnographic.

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          Roman camp Pietroasele

          Roman Camp Pietroasele

          Valea Buzaului, RomaniaIt is believed that this fort was built by Emperor Constantine the Great in 332 since the campaign against the Goths north of the Danube.

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          Central University Library - Bucharest

          Central University Library - Bucharest

          Muntenia, RomaniaCentral University Library in Bucharest, short BCU library is particularly frequented by students, but also by other participants in academic life. It is located in the Palace of Charles University Foundation, former head of the Royal Foundation.

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          Miorita Fountain - Bucharest

          Miorita Fountain - Bucharest

          Muntenia, RomaniaMioriţa Fountain is a monument in Bucharest, Bucharest-Ploiesti Highway, in front of the Folk Art Museum Dr. Nicholas Minovici. The construction was executed by the architect Octav Doicescu plans, which is decorated with mosaics are made of Militia monument Petrascu. These mosaics are an illustration of Mioriţa ballad, ballad name was borrowed for the name of the monument. Fountain Mioriţa exhibition was inaugurated on the occasion of Bucharest month in the year 1936 was held between the Arc de Triomphe and the passage of railway near Vila Mina Minovici.

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          Museum of History and Art - Bucharest

          Museum Of History And Art - Bucharest

          Muntenia, RomaniaMuseum of History and Art has its headquarters in Bucharest and Sutu Palace is located near "ground zero" of Romania on the Bratianu Blvd # 2, in particular the residence of the great Gregory Sutu C. Chamberlain, which was built in 1833.

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          Cotroceni Museum - Bucharest

          Cotroceni Museum - Bucharest

          Muntenia, RomaniaCotroceni National Museum, an institution among museums with specific reference memorialistic aims to promote a unique landscape heritage monument in Bucharest, through programs and events coming to a changing public. Exhibitions of history, modern and contemporary art is the most elaborate way for the public to come into contact with an extensive collection of paintings, sculpture, decorative art, in a location with a history of over four centuries.

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          Romanian Peasant Museum - Bucharest

          Romanian Peasant Museum - Bucharest

          Muntenia, RomaniaRomanian Peasant Museum is one of the most diverse family of European museums Museum of Arts and Popular Traditions. Bucharest is located on Highway No.3 Kiselev, near Victory Square. Where the current museum building was built between 1912-1941, according to architectural plans Budeşti N. Ghica.

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          I.L.Caragiale National Theatre - Bucharest

          I.L.Caragiale National Theatre - Bucharest

          Muntenia, RomaniaIL Caragiale Bucharest National Theatre performances is a public institution of national interest, repertoire institution with legal personality, subordinated to the Ministry of Culture.

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