What is Bucharest?


Bucharest (Romanian: București names in other languages) is the capital municipality, cultural, industrial, and financial centre of Romania. It is the largest city in Romania, located in the southeast of the country, at 44°25′57″N 26°06′14″E / 44.4325°N 26.10389°E / 44.4325; 26.10389Coordinates: 44°25′57″N 26°06′14″E / 44.4325°N 26.10389°E / 44.4325; 26.10389, and lies on the banks of the Dâmbovița River.

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... Bucharest Cluj-Napoca 1 Bucharest Bucharest 1,677,985 11 Brăila Brăila 168,389 Timișoara Iași 2 Cluj-Napoca Cluj 309,136 12 Piteşti Argeş 148,264 3 Timișoara Timiş 303 ...
Bucharest - Twin Towns and Sister Cities
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