The American Cyclopædia (1879)/Botoshan

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The American Cyclopædia
Botoshan
Edition of 1879. See also Botoșani on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

BOTOSHAN, or Botushani, a city of Roumania, in Moldavia, on the Shiska, an affluent of the Pruth, 60 m. N. W. of Jassy; pop. in 1866, 28,117. It is irregularly built, and contains 1 Armenian and 14 Greek churches, 10 synagogues, and a hospital. It has a considerable trade, especially in cattle, and is the seat of the most important fair in Moldavia.