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In 1775, Empress Maria Theresa of the Habsburg Empire took advantage of the situation and occupied the northern extremity of Moldavia, called Bucovina, marching the Austrian armies through Cernăuţi (Chernivtsi) and Suceava, considered the holy city of Moldavia, as it preserved the tombs of Stephen the Great and other Moldavian rulers. The occupation was acknowledged with a treaty between the Habsburg Empire and the Ottoman Empire, despite the protests of Grigore Ghica, the Hospodar of Moldavia. Grigore Ghica was assassinated in 1777, at Iaşi, by Austrian paid Turkish troops. After the war ended, he returned to his native Bukovina and he was one of the members of the National Assembly of Bukovina in Cernăuţi (Chernivtsi), which voted for the union with Romania (Union Day (Romania)) on November 28, 1918. Nistor was also one of the fifteen Bukovinans who presented the Union Act to Romania's King (King of Romania) Ferdinand I (Ferdinand I of Romania). Neagoe, p.XVI *Slovakia - Prešov, Košice, Moldava nad Bodvou *Ukraine - Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Chernivtsi, Uzhhorod History According to legend, the village was founded by a forester raising oxen (''Boi'' in Romanian (Romanian language)) in a glade

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), is a city located on the Prut River in the Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast (province (Oblast)), in western Ukraine. Serving as the administrative centre of the Kolomyia Raion (district (Raion)), the city is also designated as a separate raion within the oblast. The city rests approximately halfway between Lviv and Chernivtsi, in the center of the historical region of Pokuttya, with which it shares much of its history. He was born in Chernivtsi, which was then called Czernowitz and belonged to Austria-Hungary. During his childhood, in 1918, Austria-Hungary dissolved and his hometown, renamed Cernăuţi, became part of Romania. Under its present name it is now part of Ukraine. Rail is the principal district to transport goods and fuel, but also the routes to human transport: Chişinău, Bălţi, Chernivtsi, Iași, Moscow, Kiev, St. Petersburg and others. Bălţi–Chernivtsi railway passing through the cities Otaci–Frunza–Ocniţa was built between 1892–1897, when it is documented and targeted the railway station Ocniţa built in 1897. Road transport is vital to passenger transport routes are more inter-regional, inter-republican and international. ‎ Before World War I, Wininger lived in Chernivtsi and moved to Vienna during the war years, ‎where he decided to write biographies of famous Jews.‎ This idea was pushed in order to counter the self-hating mood of Jewish youth in the city, created under

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by a local ruler. Modelled and named after the laws of the German city of Magdeburg and developed during many centuries of the Holy Roman Empire, it was possibly the most important set of Germanic mediæval (Middle Ages) city laws. Adopted by numerous monarchs in Central and Eastern Europe, the law was a milestone in urbanization of the region and prompted the development of thousands of villages and cities. Apart from Magdeburg itself, notable towns based on Magdeburg Law (or its local

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Empire, it was closely related to the empire's culture, including architecture. Main architectural styles present within the city include Vienna Secession and Neoclassicism, Baroque (Baroque architecture), late Gothic architecture, and fragments of traditional Moldavian and Hungarian architecture, Byzantine architecture as well as Cubism.

Tourism.shtml#Ar title Sport & Tourism II accessdate 25 September 2007 work Chernivtsi City Official Site The city is sometimes dubbed ''Little Vienna'', because its architecture is reminiscent of the Austro-Hungarian capital Vienna. center thumb 800px Central Square of Chernivtsi (File:Chern-Panorama1.jpg) The main architectural attractions of the city include: the Chernivtsi Drama Theater (1905); the Chernivtsi University—UNESCO World Heritage Site (List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Ukraine) (1882); the Regional Museum of Fine Arts—the former savings bank (1900); the Regional Council—former Palace of Justice (1906); and the Chernivtsi Palace of Culture—former Jewish National House (1908); among many others. The magnificent Moorish Revival Czernowitz Synagogue was heavily damaged by fire in 1941, the walls were used to create the "Chernivtsi" movie theater. Commons:Category:Chernivtsi

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:#ffffef; color:black;" ! ''Utah'' - Notable people Natives * Aharon Appelfeld (b. 1932), a Jewish writer * Ninon Ausländer (Ninon Hesse) (1895–1966), art historian (History of art) and wife of Hermann Hesse * Rose Ausländer (1901–1988), a Jewish German-language writer * Elyakim Badian (1925–2000), Israeli politician * Irina Barash (b. 1977), Jewish-American physician * Charles K. Bliss (1897–1985), inventor

in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 . * Arseniy Yatsenyuk (1974), Ukrainian politician * Frederic Zelnik (Friedrich Zelnik), an important German silent movie director-producer, was born in Czernowitz on 17 May 1885 * Moyshe Altman (1890–1981), Yiddish writer * Hermann Bahr * Grigore Vasiliu Birlic * Nathan Birnbaum * Charles K. Bliss * Nikolay Bogolyubov * Paul Celan (1920–1970), Jewish poet * Erwin Chargaff

, and Cernăuţi (nowadays Chernivtsi), situated in the valley of the Prut River, and resulted in a major victory for Moldavia. Bliss arranged for Claire to escape Germany via his family in Czernowitz, Romania (now called Chernivtsi and in the Ukraine). Needing to leave there, Claire moved on to Greece and safety – until October 1940 when the Italians (Italy) invaded Greece. The couple were re-united on Christmas Eve 1940, after Claire continued east to Shanghai

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not successful, and in 1992 she ended her singing career. Sofia's husband, Anatoliy Kyrylovich Jevdokymenko, was a People's Artist of Ukraine (1941–2002). He was the son of a conductor from Chernivtsi. He first saw Rotaru on the cover of the magazine ''Ukraine'' № 27 in 1965 and immediately fell in love with her. At the time, Jevdokymenko was a serving his military duty in Nizhny Tagil, Ural region. After military service, he looked Rotaru up. Jevdokymenko had graduated from a musical high school

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of Chernivtsi where his father was offered a teaching position at the University of Chernivtsi. Volodymyr went on to study at the Lviv Medical Institute while he continued his musical career. He joined the "Karpaty Ensemble" at a local community centre and played the violin and offered his songs to be performed. Commons:Category:Chernivtsi

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Day tours * Balamutivka: Balamutivska cave, (Печера "Баламутівська"). * Khotyn Fortress (фортеця Хотин)State historical-architectural preserve * Pogorilivka: Three levels cave, (Триярусна печера). * Shepit: Waterfall Shepit Guk, (Водоспад "Сучавський гук"). * Toporivtsi St.Elias church, (Іллінської церкви) 1560. * Vyzhnytsya: Vyzhnytskyi National Park, (Національний парк "Вижницький"). Parks *

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Together with the city of Lviv, Chernivtsi is viewed at present to be a cultural center of western Ukraine. The city is also considered one of modern Ukraine's greatest cultural, educational and architectural centers. Historically a cosmopolitan cultural center, Chernivtsi was even dubbed "Little Vienna" and "Jerusalem upon the Prut". Chernivtsi is currently twinned (Twin towns and sister cities) with seven other cities around the world. The city is a major regional rail and road transportation hub, also housing an international airport (Chernivtsi International Airport).

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