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Romania

Common English Name: Romania

Capital: Bucharest

REGION
Central Europe
NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES
Ukraine (North and Northeast)
Moldova (Northeast)
Bulgaria (South)
Serbia (Southwest)
Hungary (Northwest)
NEIGHBORING BODIES OF WATER
Black Sea (East)
TOTAL AREA
238,391 km2 (96.4% land, 3.6% water)
TOTAL LAND BOUNDARIES
2,508 km
TOTAL COASTLINE
225 km
CLIMATE
Temperate
TERRAIN
Central basin
Eastern mountains
Plateau
Mountains in the south
Plains
HIGHEST POINT
Moldoveanu (2,544 m)
LOWEST POINT
Sea Level
NATURAL RESOURCES
Petroleum
Timber
Natural gas
Coal
Iron ore
Salt
Arable land
Hydropower
NATURAL DISASTERS
Earthquakes
Landslides
DEMONYM
Romanian
LARGEST ETHNIC GROUPS
Romanian (83.4%)
Hungarian (6.1%)
Roma (3.1%)
Ukrainian (0.3%)
German (0.2%)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S)
Romanian
OTHER MAJOR LANGUAGE(S)
Hungarian
Romany
LARGEST RELIGIOUS GROUPS
Eastern Orthodox (81.9%)
Protestant (6.4%)
Roman Catholic (4.3%)
Muslim (0.7%)
Atheist (0.2%)
POPULATION
21,599,736
LARGEST CITY
Bucharest (1,883,425)
OTHER MAJOR CITIES
Cluj-Napoca (324,576)
Timișoara (319,279)
Iași (290,422)
Constanța (283,872)
Craiova (269,506)
GOVERNMENT TYPE
Republic
HEAD OF STATE
President Klaus Iohannis
HEAD OF GOVERNMENT
Prime Minister Dacian Ciolo?
ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS
41 Counties
1 Municipality
INDEPENDENCE GAINED
30 December 1947 (Proclamation of republic)
NATIONAL SYMBOL
Golden eagle
NATIONAL ANTHEM
Desteapta-te romane!
GDP PER CAPITA
$20,800 (USD)
CURRENCY
lei (Romanian Leu)
EXCHANGE RATE
$1 (USD) = lei4.26
INTERNET COUNTRY CODE
.ro
TELEPHONE COUNTRY CODE
+40

Romanian culture is deeply rooted in its folk traditions as a result of the rural character of Romanian communities.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ro.html (Majority of information)

http://www.recensamantromania.ro/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/rpl_2011_populatia-pe-categorii-de-localitati.xls (City population data)

Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)

Information accurate to best of ability as of 26 November 2016