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Alba Iulia is the site of the ancient Apulum, founded by the Romans in the 2nd cent. A.D., and destroyed by Tatars in 1241. It was the seat (16th17th cent.) of the princes of Transylvania, of a Roman Catholic bishop, and of an Eastern Orthodox metropolitan.
From 1599 to 1601, Alba Iulia was the capital of the united principalities of Walachia, Transylvania, and Moldavia. It was the site (1918) of the proclamation of Transylvania's union with Romania and of the coronation of King Ferdinand in 1922.
Today, many Romanians consider Alba Iulia to be the spiritual capital city of Romania.

The city lies on the first of the Mures's terraces on western part of Transylvania...
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The City has been inhabited since ancient times In 2002, Alba Iulia had 66.369 inhabitants..
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Alba Iulia has a gentle continental climate.
The annual average temperature is over 10C and the rainfalls reach an annual average of 650mm. The summers turn up to be warm here, and the winters are mild.

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