Facts

  • Capital: Bucharest
  • Population: 21.4 million
  • Language: Romanian
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 71 years (men), 78 years (women)
  • Currency: new leu
  • The largest of the Balkan countries
  • Romania has dramatic mountain scenery and a coastline on the Black Sea.
  • European country outside theย Schengenย Area.
    • Many travellers head to Romania and other Balkan countries after spending the maximum allowed 90-days in the Schengenย Area.
    • Romania has been part of the European Union since January 2007.
  • Lots of great hikes and historic sites, and most everything is inexpensive.

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Geography

Area 238,391 sq km (148,129 sq miles)