Romania Facts and History

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National Flag of Romania

Interesting facts about Romania

  • Official Name: România (Romania)
  • Form of Government: unitary republic with two legislative houses (Senate [136]; Chamber of Deputies [3291])
  • President: Klaus Iohannis
  • Prime Minister: Ludovic Orban
  • GDP: 250.1 billion USD (2019)
  • Capital: Bucharest
  • Population: 19.41 million (2019)
  • Official Languages: Romanian
  • Currency: Romanian leu
  • Timezone: GMT+3
  • Area: 238,397 km²
  • Dialing Code: +40
  • Major Mountain Ranges: Carpathians,Southern Carpathians,Transylvanian Alps
  • Major Rivers: Danube,Mureș,Prut,Olt
  • Continent: Europe
  • Border Countries: Romania is bounded by Ukraine to the north, Moldova to the northeast, the Black Sea to the southeast, Bulgaria to the south, Serbia to the southwest, and Hungary to the west.

Map of Romania

National Symbols of Romania

  • National Bird: Great white pelican
  • National Anthem: “Deșteaptă-te, române!”
  • National Animal: Lynx
  • National Flower: peony
  • National Poet: Mihai Eminescu
  • National Game: oină