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Timisoara

facts in brief


Part of Plan De Temiswar  /  Plaan Van Temiswar, ca.1700
Part of Plan De Temiswar / Plaan Van Temiswar, ca.1700




Facts in brief:

Located on the canalized Bega river; originally a Roman settlement; sacked by Tartars in 13th cen.; a fortress was built in 14th cen.; under Ottoman control 1552-1716, when it passed to Austria; colonized by Swabian Germans; assigned to Romania in 1920.

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Timisoara history on the website of Donauschwaben Villages' Helping Hands Project (DVHH)





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