Population 22,215 million
Area 237,500 sq km
Currency New leu (RON); plural: lei
Capital Bucharest (population: 2 million)
International phone codet 40
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A first-timer's guide to Central and Eastern Europe: 10 places to visit
Central and Eastern Europe are among the culturally diverse parts of the world, preserving a plethora of deep-rooted traditions. What’s more, large tracts of …12 Dec 2016 • Jonathan Bousfield insert_drive_file Article
7 reasons you need to go to Romania now
A vast, remarkably diverse country, Romania packs in an outstanding synthesis of natural and cultural heritage, from majestic mountain ranges and Europe’s mos…25 Oct 2016 • Norm Longley insert_drive_file Article