Romanian name: "Tara Romaneasca"
(or "Valahia") or "Muntenia"
"Vlachs" is the term used
by the Slavic and German neighbors refering to Romanians and it
means (Romance-language speakers): for example Polish people still
refer to Italians as "Wlochy" for the same reason. Romanians rarely
use the name "Valahia" referring to themselves. The old name of the
region is "Tara Romaneasca (pronounced "tza-rah-raw-ma-nes-cah")
which means (The Land of the Romanians). Bucharest historically
belongs to "Tara Romaneasca", the region that became the political
gravity center of Romania. "Muntenia" literally means "from the
mountains", referring to the high altitude location of
the old Wallchian capitals, before the capital was moved to the
lowlands, in Bucharest.
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