Capital of Romania
Bucharest ▸ Facts ▸ Comments ▸ News ▸ Videos
Bucharest is the capital and largest city of Romania, as well as its cultural, industrial, and financial centre. It is located in the southeast of the country, at, on the banks of the Dâmbovița River, less than 60 km (37.3 mi) north of the Danube River and the Bulgarian border.
You Might Like
Farmers charter flights to bring fruit-pickers to UK as travel shutdown causes shortage of foreign workersNearly 200 Romanian agricultural workers flown from Bucharest to London Stansted in first of series of flights to plug gap in workforce
Cancer Patient Set On Fire During Operation In RomaniaA hospital patient has died after being set on fire during surgery in Romania. Surgeons at Floreasca Hospital in Bucharest used an alcohol-based disinfectant on the woman, 66, before carrying out her..
Executing a dictator: Open wounds of Romania's Christmas revolutionA bloody battle played out on the streets of Bucharest in 1989 as Romania's communist dictator fell.
Romania confronts ugly past involving abusive orphanagesBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Whenever he returns to the orphanage where he grew up, Florin Catanescu is overwhelmed by sad memories. “I remember families showing up and visiting other kids, but nobody..
Football: Euro 2020 draw puts Portugal, France and Germany in same groupReigning European champions Portugal will come up against World Cup winners France and Germany in the standout group at Euro 2020 following Saturday’s draw for the tournament in Bucharest, as England..
Euro 2020 draw: What you need to knowThe Euro 2020 draw takes place on Saturday from 17:00 GMT in Bucharest - live on BBC Two - with England and Wales waiting to discover their opponents.
Romanians protest over illegal logging and murdersThousands of Romanians marched through the capital Bucharest after the deaths of two forest rangers.
Romanian government wins confidence vote, key for EU policymakingThe centrist minority government of Romanian Prime Minister-designate Ludovic Orban won a vote of confidence in parliament on Monday, improving the prospects for filling a policymaking vacuum in..
Thousands of Romanians protest against illegal logging, attacks on forest workersThousands of Romanians marched in the capital Bucharest and other cities on Sunday in protest against widespread illegal logging, which is believed to be behind the deaths of two forest workers in the..
Romanian government ousted in no confidence voteBUCHAREST — The Romanian government of Prime Minister Viorica Dancila collapsed after losing a no-confidence vote in parliament on Thursday, raising the prospect of prolonged political uncertainty..
Romania gives green light for Holocaust museumRomania's President Klaus Iohannis gave the green light on Tuesday for the creation of the country's first national Holocaust museum in Bucharest, more than seven decades after the end of World War..
Romanian anti-graft crusader to be EU prosecutor after winning EU voteRomania's anti-corruption chief Laura Codruta Kovesi will become the European Union's first fraud prosecutor after EU countries changed tack and backed her, despite opposition from Bucharest.
Thousands rally in Romania on anniversary of violent protestTens of thousands of protesters rallied peacefully against the ruling Social Democrat government in the capital, Bucharest, on Saturday on the one-year anniversary of a violent protest where riot..
Thousands march in Romanian capital's pride paradeThousands of people joined a LGBT pride march in Bucharest on Saturday, nearly a year after Romania held a failed referendum to ban same sex marriage.