Sinonimi: Bucharest · Bucharesti · Bucuresti · capital of Romani
Capital and largest city of Romania; Also called: Bucuresti, capital of Romania.
(Romanian Bucuresti) Capital and largest city of Romania; The conurbation of Bucharest district has an area of 1,520 sq km/587 sq mi. It was originally a citadel built by Vlad the Impaler (see Dracula) to stop the advance of the Ottoman invasion in the 14th century. Bucharest became the capital of the princes of Wallachia 1698 and of Romania 1861. Savage fighting took place in the city during Romania's 1989 revolution.