Information

  • Official Name: Romania
  • Location: (Southeastern) Central Europe
  • Time Zone: Seven hours ahead of U.S. Eastern Standard Time (GMT + 2)
  • Area: 92,043 sq. miles (238,391 sq. km)
  • Flag of Romania: Three vertical stripes: red, yellow and blue.
  • Population: 19,651,000 (March 2014)
  • Main Ethnic Groups: Romanian 84%, Hungarian 6.1%, Rromani 3.1%, German 0.2%, Ukrainian 0.2%
  • Religions: Christian Orthodox 81%, Roman Catholic 4.3%, Reformed 3%, Greek-Catholic 0.7%, Unitarian 0.3%, Jewish, other.
  • Official Language: Romanian
  • Currency: Romanian Leu (RON) ( plural Lei )
  • Climate: Temperate, four distinct seasons
  • Capital: Bucharest (Bucure?ti)