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Romania's Information

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Land Area 229,891 km2
Water Area 8,500 km2
Total Area 238,391km2 (#81)
Population 21,599,736 (#57)
Population Density 93.96/km2
Government Type Semi-presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $441.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $22,300
Currency Leu (RON)
Largest Cities
  • Name: Romania
  • Capital City: Bucharest (10,000,000 pop.)
    (2,150,000 metro)
  • Romania Population: 21,790,479 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Romanian leu
    (conversion rates)

    One leu
  • Ethnicity: Romanian 89.5%, Hungarian 6.6%, Roma 2.5%, Ukrainian 0.3%, German 0.3%, Russian 0.2%, Turkish 0.2%, other 0.4%
  • GDP total: $274.1 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $12,800 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Romanian 91% (official), Hungarian 6.7%, Romany (Gypsy) 1.1%, other 1.2%
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Bucuresti, Iasi, Galati, Timisoara, Constanta, Cluj-Napoca, Craiova, Brasov, Ploiesti, Braila, Oradea, Bacau, Pitesti, Arad, Sibiu, Targu Mures, Baia Mare, Buzau, Botosani, Satu Mare
  • Name: Romanian for 'man' or 'person' (it comes from the Latin romanus, "citizen of Rome")
  • National Day: December 1
  • Religion: Eastern Orthodox (including all sub-denominations) 86.8%, Protestant (various denominations including Reformate and Pentecostal) 7.5%, Roman Catholic 4.7%, other (mostly Muslim) and unspecified 0.9%, none 0.1%
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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What Continent Is Romania In?

Romania is found in the southeastern portion of the continent of Europe, bordering the Black Sea.

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