Iasi Brief

Soon here :  Tours of Iasi, organised by Icar Tours.

Why is Iasi so Famous ? Find out the etymology of the name Iasi here.

Iasi City is situated North-East Romania, the region of Moldavia, in Iasi County. Although Cucuteni ( see also Cucuteni Culture ) was found to trace back some 5000 years ago, Iasi city itself was first documented in 1387 AD.

Iasi was in the past an important crossing point of the commercial roads linking Western Europe to Russia and Constantinople therefore it slowly turned to be the most important
city in the area.

Nowadays it proudly bears the name of the Capital of the Moldavian region and between 1859 and 1862 was also the capital of Romania.

Iasi has a population of approx. 350,000 spread over 96 square kilometers ( 37 sq. miles).

Main Distances by car to other important cities in Romania:

Iasi to:

Bucharest
269 miles
Brasov
180 miles
Cluj-Napoca
234 miles
Constanta
260 miles
Oradea
322 miles
Sibiu
264 miles
Sighisoara
180 miles
Suceava
85 miles
Timisoara
415 miles

Telephoning to Iasi

0232 or 0332 ( depending on the provider ) + phone number  – if dialed from a phone registered in Romania
+ 40 232 ( or 332 ) + phone number if dialed from abroad.

Iasi Map

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We recommend:
Al I Cuza University Museum