Romania. Facts and figures
Romania is located in South Eastern Europe.
Its neighbours are:
- the Republic of Moldova to the east,
- Bulgaria to the south,
- Serbia to the south and south-east,
- Hungary to the west,
- Ukraine to the north,
- The Black Sea in South.
It has an area of 238,397 square kilometres (92,046 sq mi) and a temperate–continental climate. With almost 20 million inhabitants, the country is the seventh most populous member state of the European Union. Its capital and largest city, Bucharest, is the sixth-largest city in the EU, with 1,883,425 inhabitants as of 2011. The largest cities in Romania are: Bucharest, Iaşi, Timişoara, Cluj, Constanţa, Galaţi, Braşov, Ploieşti, Oradea and Suceava.
The Romanian Flag is
and The coat of arms of Romania is this:
Romanian language is a Latin language and Romania itself is considered to be a “Latin island in a Slav sea”.
The climate is continental, with oceanic influence in the West, Mediterranean in the South-West and excessively continental in the North-East. Summer can be hot and winter bitterly cold. Temperature: July average is 25 – 30°C, January average is -15 – -4°C, but you might also very well experience +35°C or -20°C.
Romanian Leu (RON). The leu’s subdivision is the ban. (1 RON = 100 bani)
When you change money at exchange offices you have to look for the word “Comision” which have to be 0%.
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