Located in the continent of Europe, Romania covers 229,891 square kilometers of land and 8,500 square kilometers of water, making it the 83rd largest nation in the world with a total area of 238,391 square kilometers.
Romania became an independent state in 1878, after gaining its sovereignty from Turkey. The population of Romania is 21,848,504 (2012) and the nation has a density of 95 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Romania is the New Romanian Leu (RON). As well, the people of Romania are refered to as Romanian.
The dialing code for the country is 40 and the top level internet domain for Romanian sites is .ro.
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|Density||95.0 / km2 ( 246.1 / mi2 )|
|Currency||New Romanian Leu|
|GDP||199,000,000,000 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||9,108 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||229,891 km2 (88,761 mi2)|
|Water Area||8,500 km2 (3,282 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Ukraine, Hungary, Bulgaria, Moldova, Serbia|
What is the capital of Romania?
Bucharest is the capital city of Romania. It has a population of 1,877,155, and is located on a latitue of 44.43 and longitude of 26.11.
Bucharest is also the political center of Romania, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Bucharest, the Capital Of Romania
|Elevation||83 meters over sea level|
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