IASI

IASI -The cultural capital of Romania, the place where culture and faith are present on every street you walk.

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The cultural capital of Romania, the place where culture and faith are present on every street you walk. IASI- is the capital city of Moldavia (now Romania).

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IASI – Is the most important political, economical and cultural center of Moldavia and one of the oldest cities in Romania. The beginning of the urban life in Iasi are to be found in the 14th century, the name of the city being mentioned for the first time in a document about commercial privileges granted by the moldavian ruler Alexandru cel Bun to the Polish merchants of Lvov in 1408. The great scholars of the 17th century Grigore Ureche, Miron Costin and Ion Neculce, wrote here most of their works. At the beginning of the 19th century was laid the foundation of the national school in Romanian language and in 1835 the first superior institute in the country was founded. On the January the 5th 1859, A.I. Cuza was elected ruler of Moldavia, the first step of the unification process with Wallachia in a single country named Romania. In 1860 during the reign of Alexandru Ioan Cuza was founded the first Romanian university. Iasi continued to be until today the most important cultural center of the country even after Bucharest became the capital of Romania in 1862.

 Iaşi, Moldavia (now Romania) -CAPITAL CITY OF MOLDAVIA

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