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Outline of Romania

The location of Romania
An enlargeable map of Romania

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Romania:

Romania – unitary semi-presidential republic located in Southeastern-Central Europe, bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Ukraine. It also borders Hungary, Serbia, and Moldova. It covers 238,391 square kilometres (92,043 sq mi) and has a temperate-continental climate. With its 19.9 million inhabitants, it is the seventh most populous member of the European Union. Its capital and largest city, Bucharest, is the sixth largest city in the EU. It encompasses the historical regions of Wallachia, Moldavia, Dobruja, and Transylvania. Romania derives from the Latin romanus, meaning "citizen of Rome".

General reference

An enlargeable relief map of Romania

Geography of Romania

An enlargeable general map of Romania
 Bulgaria 608 km
 Ukraine 531 km
 Serbia 476 km
 Moldova 450 km
 Hungary 443 km

Environment of Romania

An enlargeable satellite image of Romania

Geographic features of Romania

Regions of Romania

Administrative divisions of Romania

Regions of Romania
Map of the development regions

These are the 8 development regions in Romania, which (with the exception of Bucureşti-Ilfov) are named by their geographical position in the country:

Counties of Romania
Name Common
Abbrev
Capital Area (km2)
Alba AB Alba Iulia 6,242
Arad AR Arad 7,754
Argeş AG Piteşti 6,862
Bacău BC Bacău 6,621
Bihor BH Oradea 7,544
Bistriţa-Năsăud BN Bistriţa 5,355
Botoşani BT Botoşani 4,986
Braşov BV Braşov 5,363
Brăila BR Brăila 4,766
Buzău BZ Buzău 6,103
Caraş-Severin CS Reşiţa 8,514
Călăraşi CL Călăraşi 5,088
Cluj CJ Cluj-Napoca 6,674
Constanţa CT Constanţa 7,071
Covasna CV Sfântu Gheorghe 3,710
Dâmboviţa DB Târgovişte 4,054
Dolj DJ Craiova 7,414
Galaţi GL Galaţi 4,466
Giurgiu GR Giurgiu 3,526
Gorj GJ Târgu Jiu 5,602
Harghita HR Miercurea Ciuc 6,639
Hunedoara HD Deva 7,063
Ialomiţa IL Slobozia 4,453
Iaşi IS Iaşi 5,476
Ilfov IF Buftea 1,583
Maramureş MM Baia Mare 6,304
Mehedinţi MH Drobeta-Turnu Severin 4,933
Mureş MS Târgu Mureş 6,714
Neamţ NT Piatra Neamţ 5,896
Olt OT Slatina 5,498
Prahova PH Ploieşti 4,716
Satu Mare SM Satu Mare 4,418
Sălaj SJ Zalău 3,864
Sibiu SB Sibiu 5,432
Suceava SV Suceava 8,553
Teleorman TR Alexandria 5,790
Timiş TM Timişoara 8,697
Tulcea TL Tulcea 8,499
Vaslui VS Vaslui 5,318
Vâlcea VL Râmnicu Vâlcea 5,765
Vrancea VN Focşani 4,857
Bucureşti B (Bucharest municipality) 228
Municipalities of Romania

Demography of Romania

Neighbours of Romania

Government and politics of Romania

Branches of the government of Romania

Executive branch of the government of Romania

Legislative branch of the government of Romania

Judicial branch of the government of Romania

Foreign relations of Romania

International organization membership

Romania is a member of:

Law and order in Romania

Military of Romania

Local government in Romania

History of Romania

History of Romania

History of Romania, by period

History of Romania, by region

History of Romania, by subject

Culture of Romania

Art in Romania

Art in Romania


Languages of Romania

Languages of Romania

People of Romania

Romanians

Romanians

Romanian diaspora

Romanian diaspora

Religion in Romania

Religion in Romania

Sports in Romania

Economy and infrastructure of Romania

Education in Romania

Education in Romania

See also

(place the links from the following sections into the outline above)

Geography
Politics
Economy
Society

References

External links

Overviews
  • RomaniaBBC News Country Profile -
  • RomaniaCIA World Factbook -
  • RomaniaUS Department of State -
  • Romania : a country studyFederal Research Division, Library of Congress -
Economy and law links
Culture and history links
  • Chronology of Romania from the World History Database
  • ICI.ro - A comprehensive site about Romania
  • Treasures of the national library of Romania
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