Daily Archives: July 25, 2013


BUZÃU   County in southeast central Romania (formerly part of Wallachia), on the southern slopes of the Transylvanian Alps. Named after its capital, which is northeast of Bucharest.

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BUTRINTO Italian name of BUTRINT, a small town in the southwestern corner of Albania, opposite the northern end of the island of Corfu; anciently, Buthrotum.   It belonged to the Despots of Epirus after the fall of Constantinople to the … Continue reading

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BÜTOW Small territory, named after the town, now called Bytów, in northern Poland, southeast of Słupsk and WSW of Gdañsk. It once lay on the borders of Poland and Pomerania and was held by the Teutonic Knights until 1466, when Poland … Continue reading

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