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Alba Iulia (Romania, Alba)

Municipiul Alba Iulia

Last modified: 2002-03-29 by istvan molnar
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It was a Roman colony, named Apulum; before that it was a Dacian city named Apoulon, described by Ptolemy. In the 9th century A.D. its name was Balgrad, the 'White City', which was latinized into Alba Julia.
Jarig Bakker, 10 February 2001

Coat of Arms

[coat of arms]

located at
István Molnár, 9 January 2001

Historical flag of Gyulafehérvár (Kingdom of Hungary)

[flag of Gyulafehérvár, Alsó-Fehér county, Hungary -1918] byDov Gutterman, 20 Oct 2000

Red, yellow, red vertical triband
António Martins, 27 February 2001

This flag appears at Dr. Széll Sándor: Városaink neve, címere és lobogója (1941) as "Gyulafehérvár, Alsó-Fehér Co.".
István Molnár, 2 December 2000

This flag couldn't used 1918-1920 - I think. 1918-1920 Alba Iulia was under Romanian occupation and de facto Romania annexed the territory. The flag could be used before 1918, till Alba Iulia (originaly Bălgrad, in official Hungarian Gyulafehérvár) was in Hungary.
István Molnár, 2 December 2000

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