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ROMANIA IN DATA AND FIGURES

Location 

Romania is situated in South Eastern Europe, north of the Balkans, and has a population of over 22 million inhabitants. Romanian is the only official language and also the only language of Latin origin in the Eastern Europe. 

Raised respecting religious traditions, the Romanians are in the majority of Orthodox confession. Hungarians, Germans and Roma are the most important national minorities. Romania, with an area of approximately half the territory of 

map of Romania
map of Romania

France, is crossed by the Carpathian mountain chain and is bordered to the south over a distance of 1075 km by the Danube, which flows, through a spectacular delta in the Black Sea which is bordering Romania at the south-east with an opening of 200 km. Neighboring Romania are: Ukraine to the north, Hungary and the west respectively serbia south-west, Bulgaria at the south and the Republic of Moldova to the east. 

Weather

The climate of Romania is temperate-continental, with annual average temperature which varies slightly depending on the region and relief is about 12 degrees Celsius in the Romanian Plain.

History

Romania has a millennial history and is now a bicameral parliamentary republic. 

It's territory was inhabited since 2 millennium before Christ by the Indo-European tribes of the Thracians

The union of the dacian state is realized by King Decebal (87-106 AD). The new state will have the capital at Sarmizegetusa. Following the wars with the Romans led by Emperor 

Decebal - Iron gates
Decebal - Iron gates

Traian in the years of 101-102 respectively 105-106, Dacia will be conquered and transformed in a Roman province. 

Officially starts the process of Romanization of the local Geto-Dacians


The modern Romanian State was created by the union of the principalities of Moldavia and Wallachia in the year 1859, with the simultaneous choice as ruler in both states of Alexandru Ioan Cuza

Romania became independent after participating in the Russian-Turkish war in 1877 - 1878, in the same time as Serbia. 

After the Second World War, Romania will become a communist country under Soviet influence. In December 1989, at the end of a series of bloody events, the communist political structures collapsed. 

After the end of the Cold War in 1989, Romania has improved relations with Europe, joined NATO in 2004 and joined the European Union in 2007.

Ulpia Traiana Sarmisegetuza
Ulpia Traiana Sarmisegetuza

Ancient Treasures
Ancient Treasures
Blidaru Fortress
Blidaru Fortress

 

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