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București
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Coat of arms of Bucharest
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Nickname(s): 
Motto(s): 
Country Romania
County None1
First attested 1459
Government
 • Mayor Sorin Oprescu (Independent)
 • Prefect Georgeta Gavrila
Area
 • Capital City 228 km2 (88 sq mi)
 • Urban
285 km2 (110 sq mi)
Elevation
55.8–91.5 m (183.1–300.2 ft)
Population
 (2011 census)
 • Capital City 1,883,425
 • Rank 1st in Romania
 • Density 8,260/km2 (21,400/sq mi)
 • Urban
1,931,000
 • Metro
2,272,1632

1Romanian law stipulates that Bucharest has a special administrative status which is equal to that of a County;
2Bucharest metropolitan area is a proposed project.


Bucharest is the capital city of the country of Romania. It is the largest city in the country. The city has a population of 1.9 million people.[1] It is made up of 6 "sectors".

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