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, Rom. Bucureşti, city (1990 pop. 2,394,284), capital and largest city of Romania, SE Romania, in Walachia, on the Dîmboviţa River, a tributary of the Danube. It is Romania's chief industrial and communications center.
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an administrative region in Rumania from 1960 to 1968. In 1968 the territory of the region was divided into the districts of Ialomiţa, Ilfov, and Teleorman.

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