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Romania

Romania Thinking of vampires and Transilvania, when hearing Romania? yes, here you can get to see the images of haunted Castles, werewolves and vampires, but don't miss out of the rest there is to see. The old history is still alive today in Romania, so it will be a journey through history visiting the different cities like Bucharest where you will find an amazing mix of architecture influenced by Sovjet, orthodox churches, gartens and painted monasteries. The nature will be perfect for the one who likes dizzying mountain tops, skiing and hiking.

Area: 237.453 Km²
Population: 22.364.000 (2001 est.)
Density: 94 pop/Km²

System of government: Presidential Republic
Capital: Bucharest (2.340.000 pop.)
Major cities: Iasi 815.000 pop., Constanta 747.500 pop., Brasov 346.000 pop., Timisoara 330.000 pop.
Ethnic majority: Romanian 88%, Hungarian 8%, German 2%
Border countries: Moldova EAST, Ukraine NORTH, Hungary, Serbia and Montenegro WEST, Bulgaria SOUTH

Principal mountains: Virful Moldoveanu 2543 m
Principal rivers: Danube 1075 Km (romanian tract, total 2858 Km)
Principal lakes: Lacul Brates, Lacul Izvorul Muntelui
Principal islands: -
Climate: Continental

Language: Romanian
Religion: Orthodox 80%, Catholic 6%
Currency: Leu (ROL)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 2/1, 6/1, 1/5, 1/12, 25/12, 26/12
Dialling code: 0040
GMT: +2

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