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Country profile - Distinguishing factors (Romania)

Republic of Romania (Romania- RO)

System of government: Republic consisting of 42 counties with Bucharest as the capital

Main cities
: Bucuresti, Constanta, Iasi, Cluj – Napoca, Ploiesti, Pitesti, Craiova, Timisoara, Sibiu, Brasov

Population: 21,537,563 (1st of July 2007)

Population density:90.9/km2 as a national average, close to 9000/km2 in Bucharest, 100-125/km2 in cities and less than 50/km2 in the rest of the country

Official languages:Romanian (100%)

Member of: European Union, NATO, UN



Geography and Climate

Romania is situated in geographical centre of Europe (south-east of Central Europe) at north of Balkan Peninsula at half of distance between Atlantic Coast and The Urals, inside and outside the Carpathians Arch, on the Danube (1,075 km) lower course and has exit to the Black Sea.

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