Romania Overview

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Romania is located at the intersection of Central Europe, the Balkans and Eastern Europe. The country borders Ukraine, Moldova, Hungary, Serbia and Bulgaria. Romania has a coastline facing the Black Sea and the eastern and southern Carpathians run through the center of the country. Romania has been a member of the EU since 2007 and of the NATO military alliance since 2004. Capital: Bucharest Biggest city: Bucharest State: republic within…

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Romania Population and Language

Romania Population and Language

Prior to the fall of communism in 1989, Romania, with European dimensions, had a high population growth, which was partly due to an abortion ban introduced by the communist regime. Since 1990, the number of residents has steadily declined as a result of declining birth rates, rising death rates and extensive emigration. It is mainly the population of the cities that has decreased. Between the 2001 and 2011 census, the…

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