Economy and infrastructure of Bucharest

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(Financial Center Plaza, https://ro.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fi%C8%99ier:Financial_Plaza_Bucuresti_1.jpg) Bucharest is the largest economic center of Romania. In 2010 the capital has made about 22.7% of the GDP of Romania and, together with Ilfov county, 25.3% according to specialized institutions, and GDP/inhabitant was with 240% … Read More

Ethnic and religious composition of Bucharest

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(Romanian Patriarchal Cathedral, https://ro.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fi%C8%99ier:Flickr_-_fusion-of-horizons_-_Catedrala_Patriarhal%C4%83_(2).jpg) The ethnic composition of Bucharest:      Romanian (85.95%)      Roma (1.27%)      Unknown (11.68%)      Other ethnicities (1.1%) The religious composition of Bucharest:      Orthodox (84.31%)      Roman Catholics (1.17%)      Unknown (11.8%)      Other religion (2.72%) According to the census conducted in 2011, … Read More

Romania’s military strategy was approved by the government

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(Photo M.Ap.N.: The first eight Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles now in use of the 811th “Dragonii Transilvani” Maneuver Battalion and the 812th “Şoimii Carpaţilor” Maneuver Battalion deployed in Zabul Province) The government approved yesterday Romania’s military strategy – … Read More

Bucharest etymology

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(Unirii Square in Central Bucharest, Romania, https://ro.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fi%C8%99ier:Over_unirii_square_2.jpg) Halfway through the eighteenth century the oriental traveler Evliya Çelebi wrote in his memoirs that the name of the capital city of the Romanian Country comes from that of the son of Gebel … Read More

Bucharest administration

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Bucharest has a special status in Romania, it is the only city that does not belong to a county. However, its population is larger than any county. Hall manages the city and is headed by a Mayor (currently Sorin Oprescu). … Read More

The Days of Drobeta Tumu Severin, Romania

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St. George – the patron saint of Drobeta Tumu Severin Since 1990, the mayoralty of the municipal town of Drobeta Turnu Severin has resumed the festival dedicated to the days of the town and its patron saint. They had been … Read More

Short History of Romanians

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During the first millennium, the Romanian territory was invaded by migratory peoples: Goths in 3rd  and 4th centuries, Huns in 4th century, Gepids in the fifth century, the Avars in the sixth century, the Slavs in the seventh century, the … Read More

Dacia and Roman Empire

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(Dacia around 100 AD, before the Roman conquest) It is believed that the tribes that created the bronze culture in Romania belong to the Indo-European group of Thracians. Strabo in “Geography” stated that the Getae had the same language as … Read More

Transport in Bucharest

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Public transport The extensive system of public transport in Bucharest is the largest in Romania. It consists of a 71 km metro system operated by Metrorex and surface-bus transport network (78 lines), and trolleybuses (19 lines), trams (26 lines) and … Read More

Trajan’s stone bridge on the Danube

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Trajan’s Bridge reconstruction – Drawing Trajan’s bridge from Drobeta was built in only three years (103-105), following the plans of the architect Apolodorus of Damascus, the craftsman of Trajan’s Column in Rome. Wooden Scale model of Trajan’s bridge Apollodorus of … Read More

Romanians

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The Romanian history means, conventionally, Romanian geographical region and history of the peoples who lived there and who, in addition to specific cultural differences and political transformations, have equipped it with a specific identity, while identity led Romania recognition as … Read More

National Day of Romania

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National Day of Romania was between 1866-1947 on May 10, then, from 1948 to 1989 on 23 august. By law no. 10 of July 31, 1990, promulgated by President Ion Iliescu and published in Official Gazette no. 95 of 1 … Read More

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