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It all started at Iasi ...
Eduard Gruber, the first researcher in Art Psychology, in Romania (1861 - 1896)

The first Romanian Chemistry - Physics university course

The first 3D hologram in a Romanian Memorial Museum (Iasi, February, 2012)

The First Romanian she-lawyer

The First Romanian Literary Memorial Museum, Ion Creanga’s Cottage

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Iasi - historical reference points 

  • Archaeological diggings certify the existence of human settlements on the today's territory of Iasi since Paleolithic.
  • 1408 - the first documentary attestation of the city
  • 1565 - during the second reign of Alexandru Lapusneanu, Iasi became the capital of Moldavia, being at that time an important economical, political and cultural centre.
  • 5th of January 1859 - colonel Al. I. Cuza becomes the Prince of Moldavia
  • After the union of the Romanian Principalities on 24th of January 1859, Iasi functioned as the capital of Moldavia until the administrative union in 1862.
  • 1860 - Al. I. Cuza founds at Iasi the first university in Romania
  • 11th of November 1916, during World War I, the Royal Court, the Parliament and the Romanian Government withdrew from Bucharest to Iasi.


General information 

  • Region: North-East
  • Residence: Iasi
  • Location: Iasi is situated in the eastern side of Moldova, on the Bahlui River, an affluent of Jijia that flows into the Prut River. It is called the legendary city of the 7 hills: Cetățuia, Galata, Copou, Bucium, Șorogari, Repedea and Breazu
  • Population: 362.142 inhabitants
  • Total surface: 5.476 km
  • Coordinates: 47°9′44″N, 27°35′20″E
  • Includes: 2 municipalities (Iasi, Pascani), 3 cities (Harlău, Podu Iloaiei, Târgu Frumos), 93 communes
  • Twin cities: Poitiers (France), Xi'an (China), Monterrey(Mexico), Vinita (Ukraine), Padova (Italy), Isfahan (Iran), Sant Oreste (Italy), Morlupo Nazzano (Italy), Torrita Tiberina (Italy), Filacciano (Italy), Forano (Italy), Athens, Georgia (USA), Peristeri (Greece), Villeneuve d'Ascq (France), Jerihon (Palestine),
    Veliko Tarnovo (Bulgaria), Ilioupolis (Greece), Chisinau (Republic of Moldova), Cernauti (Ukraine), Ungheni (Republic of Moldova).
  • Iasi is the second city in the country taking into account the number of residents, but also in cultural, historical and academic terms
  • The second largest university centre in Romania

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