6 Facts About Bucharest

1. The Treaty of Bucharest stripped Bulgaria of its conquests in the Second Balkan War (see Balkan Wars).

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2. The University of Bucharest was founded in 1864 by Alexandru Ioan Cuza, ruler of the newly united principalities of Walachia and Moldova.

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3. The largest indoor arena in Bucharest is the Romexpo Dome with a seating capacity of 10,000.

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4. In 2005, Bucharest was the first city in Southeastern Europe to host the international CowParade, which resulted in dozens of decorated cow sculptures being placed across the city.

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5. As with many cities, Bucharest is traditionally considered to be built upon seven hills, similar to the seven hills of Rome.

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6. On 23 August 1944, Bucharest was the site of the royal coup which brought Romania into the Allied camp.

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