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Timisoara is located in southeastern Pannonian Plain (Plain of South West respectively) in the area of the rivers Timis and Bega digression.
Timisoara, in translation: "city of the Timiş" is the capital and largest city of Timis county historical region Banat, western Romania.
Village name comes from the Timis River (passing to the south of the city), called by the Romans in ancient times or Tibiscus Tibisis.
The first document of the city of Timisoara is quite controversial, which is placed by experts in 1212 or 1266. In 1175 is Timis county said, but sources do not mention is its economic and administrative center. When it was part of its certification Timis county, an administrative territorial unit of the Hungarian kingdom. Banat territory later known as the administrative center "Urbis Morisena (then Cenad), was conquered by the Hungarians in around 1030 and incorporated into the Hungarian kingdom.
Being located in a strategic point where it could be controlled much of the Banat plain, both Timisoara and Timis committing function have become increasingly important. Timisoara has received a great impetus during the reign of King Charles I of Anjou, who after his visit in 1307 ordered the construction of a royal palace here. During feudal anarchy, the Hungarian capital will move from Timisoara. Hunyadi's appointment to the position of committing Timiş, in 1440 marked a special chapter in the history of Timisoara. Hunyadi was known throughout the region to reputed victory over the Turks at Belgrade, considered at that time defender of Christianity. He turned the town into a permanent military camp in his home after he moved here with his family. Thus, the city will be kept to 1490 Corvin.
On December 20, 1989, Timisoara was the first city in Romania declared free of communism.
Timisoara is a multicultural city, influenced by various ethnic communities, especially the German, Hungarian and Serbian, but also Bulgarian, Italian and Greek. Cultural heritage and cultural diversity are strengths of the city. With over 12 professional cultural institutions, Timisoara is, after Bucharest and Iasi, the third largest country in cultural terms of size and diversity of cultural offer.  has a long tradition of theater in Timisoara, where the three theaters state (the first in Europe): National Theatre / Hungarian German Theatre and Theatre offers performances in Romanian, German and Hungarian. The three institutions share the same building as a symbol of the Romanian Opera.
In terms of tourism Timisoara has the largest set of historic buildings in Romania, consisting of combinations of urban neighborhoods Citadel Iosefin and Fabric. Varied architecture, and many Viennese Baroque influences brought Timisoara parks, as noted above, the reputation of "Little Vienna" and "city parks".
Timisoara | Timisoara is located in southeastern Pannonian Plain (ie in the southern plain of the West) in the area of the rivers Timis and Bega digression.
Timisoara, in translation: "city of the Timiş" is the capital and largest city of Timis county historical region Banat, western Romania
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