Romania is a country located at the intersection of Central and Southeastern Europe, bordering on the Black Sea. Romania shares a border with Hungary and Serbia to the west, Ukraine and Moldova to the northeast and east, and Bulgaria to the south. There are almost 10,000 km2 (3,900 sq mi) (about 5% of the total area) of protected areas in Romania covering 13 national parks and three biosphere reserves. As of 2010, Romania is an upper-middle-income country with a high human development index.
Romania is a country located at the intersection of central and southeastern Europe with borders on the Black Sea. It shares its borders with Hungary and Serbia to the west, the Ukraine and Moldova to the northeast and east and Bulgaria to the south. Its climate is comfortable most of the time and it is bordered by beautiful unique scenery on all sides.
Essential Facts about Romania
- The capital of Romania is Bucharest, which is the 10th largest city in Europe.
- It is the 8th largest country of the European Union.
- Population is 18,631,386.
- Romania is 238,400 square kilometers long.
The climate in Romania is temperate and continental. Summers are very warm to hot, while winters are rainy and frigid. The average annual temperature is 11°C in t he south and 8°C in the north. Spring months are generally pleasant with cool mornings and nights and warm days.
The official currency of Romania is the "leu" which is a silver coin . Eleven "leu" is equal to 100 "bani." Citizens of Romania may trade currency for any amount of money at any time.
Romania is a secular state with no declared state religion, so citizens are allowed to worship as they please and freedom of religion is guaranteed by their constitutional laws. Currently in Romania, 86.7% of citizens practice Orthodox Christian beliefs (Romanian Orthodox Church) affiliations. Around 5.2% were Protestants, 4/7% Roman Catholics, and 9% Romanian Greek-Catholic. Muslims make up a small minority of the citizens in Romania.