Alba-Iulia

Alba-Iulia

 

city in central Rumania, on the Mures River. Administrative center of the Alba-Iulia district. Population, 22,000 (1966). Alba-Iulia has wine-making, milling, and other branches of the food-processing industry; shoe production; metal-processing, wood-processing, and garment-making enterprises; and a fire-resistant-materials plant. It was the capital of the ancient state of the Dacians. It was an ancient Roman fortification. The Romanesque Cathedral of Saint Michael (13th century), the Renaissance Chapel of Latso (opened in 1512), and a baroque castle (first half of the 18th century) still stand.

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The Congress from 4-5 May held in Alba-Iulia (at the initiative and with the full implication of senator Emil Negruliu), was a proof of the intelligence and force of this party.
Nicolae Manolescu, The political report presented in Alba-Iulia, May 4th 1995
s statute, adopted at The Congress from Alba-Iulia, May 4th--6th 1995
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In a report of the French Ministry of War from May 1920, which noticed the reactions from Transylvania, it was stated that the taking-over of the powers of the Council by Bucharest "provoked the greatest dissatisfaction" among the former members, the decision being accepted only in deference to the Royal House, and that the National Party from Transylvania asked for a new assembly in Alba-Iulia, where two years earlier the Union had been proclaimed.
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