- a city in central Romania.
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Bucharest, with a population of nearly 1.5 million in 1969, was about six times larger than Brasov, the next largest city.Area Handbook for Romania
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- an industrial city in central Romania: formerly a centre for expatriate Germans; ceded by Hungary to Romania in 1920. Pop: 249 000 (2005 est)Former name (1950–61): Stalin German name: Kronstadt Hungarian name: Brassó
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