New Europe with Stronger Ties

Romania

Project website: www.liceuldantealighieri.ro/nest/
School website: www.liceuldantealighieri.ro

    BASIC FACTS ABOUT ROMANIA

  • OFFICIAL NAME: The Republic of Romania (Romania)
  • EU ADMISSION DATE: 01.01.2007
  • GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION: south-eastern Europe
  • NEIGHBOURS: Hungary, Serbia, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Moldova (Black Sea)
  • AREA: 238.291 km2
  • POPULATION: ca. 22 million
  • ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISION: 41 districts (judete)
  • CAPITAL: Bucharest (Bucuresti)
  • CHIEF CITIES: Timisoara, Cluj, Iasi, Pitesti, Ploesti, Constanta
  • OFFICIAL LANGUAGE: Romanian
  • THE HIGHEST PEAK: Moldoveanu (2.544 m)
  • LONGEST RIVERS: Danube, Cisa, Mures, Olt
  • CURRENCY: leu
  • MAIN RELIGION: Orthodox
  • FAMOUS PEOPLE: Gheorghe Hagi, Adrian Mutu, Eugen Ionesco, Mircea Eliade, Mihai Eminescu