Romania

Flag

The flag has the colors of red, yellow, and blue. Yellow stands for generosity. Blue stands for truth, loyalty, perseverance, and justice. Finally red stands for hardness, bravery, and strength.   

Latitude & Longitude

For Romania the latitude is 44.4167° N. The longitude for it is 26.1000° E. The latitude is the distance of a place north or south of the equator. The longitude is a distance of a place east or west of the meridian (a circle of constant longitude passing through a given place).

Physical Geography

The physical geography, or the land forms of Romania is mostly hills, mountains, and plains. The Carpathian Mountains although are pretty big are not bigger then the Alps, it reaches about 600 miles around Romania, in an arch form. All the mountains are great places for climbing, hiking, river-rafting, ect. Or for things in winter, like ski resorts. The most popular ski resort in Romania is the Poiana Brasov. There is also a waterfall called the Bigar Waterfall.

Timeline of Historical Events

1877-1878:Romania wins full independence from the Ottoman Empire by siding with Russia in the Russo-Turkish War.

1881:Romania becomes a kingdom

1878:Romania became a country

1893:King Carol was born on October 15

1904:The Romania oil industry takes off

1914:King Carol death ends the alliance with the Central Powers

1939:Germany demands a monopoly (an exclusive possession of control) on Romania exports

1939-1945:September-World War ll starts

1941:Romania fights for German against the Soviet Union

Government

The type of government that Romania has is Republic. Republic is a state with its supreme power held by their elected representative (a person who represents another), and which has an elected or nominated president rather than a monarch (a supreme ruler). The president of Romania is Klaus Lohannis. Klaus Lonannis was born June 13, 1959. He has been their president since 2014. The capital of Romania is Bucharest.

Population & Language

The population for this year is 19,906,968 in all of Romania. The male population in Romania is 9,657,156, and the Female population is 10,249,799. The Romania native language is called Romanian Language. This language is similar to Italian. To say "hello" in Romanian "alo". To say "goodbye", "La revedere". In the capital the population of 2010 is  1.942 million people live in Romania, but it has increased over time.

Attractions

The top 5 places to go when in Romania.

1. The Peles Castle

2. The Turda Salt Mine

3. The Sphinx of Bucegi

4. The People’s Palace in Bucharest

5. The Transfagarasan

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