Huşi, Romania

46°41' N, 28°04' E

Alternate names: Huşi [Rom], Khush [Yid], Husch [Ger], Hussburg [Ger], Khushi [Rus], Huszváros [Hun]

Husi Today

Husi is a city in Vaslui County, Romania. Husi is surrounded on all sides by vineyard-covered hills. It is located about nine miles west of the Prut River, which is the border between Romania and the Republic of Moldova.

The population of Husi is almost 100% ethnic Romanians. Most of those people are Orthodox, but there are also Roman Catholics. The population of the town has fallen from 33,320 in 2002 to under 25,000 in 2011.

Additional information on the location of Husi can be found on the Maps page. Recent photos taken around the city can be found on the Photos page.

The town of Husi hosts an Official Husi web site . If you need it in English, reselect English in the pulldown at the top right of the page. The page is a good introduction to the town as it exists today. Links to pages on the town's history, famous inhabitants, culture, the town museum, etc., are found on the home page under the top banner photo collage.

Husi entry on Wikipedia

Another very general site for information is the Husi site on DB

There is also a Visit Husi tourism site. The site is in Romanian. There are videos in the Multimedia section of the Project area. The links under Tur 360 are interactive virtual tours of landmarks in the town.

Here are several short YouTube videos that you may find fun to watch. They are mostly photo slideshows, but a couple do show what you might see if you drove through town, etc.


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