Romania Country Profile

Capital: Bucharest

Currency: Romanian Leu (RON)

Travel Advice: Romania Travel Advice

Visas: Romania Visa Information

Vaccinations: Romania Vaccination Information

Romania is a country situated at the juncture of Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe. Romania is the largest of the Balkan countries.

The country recorded a population of 19.41 million in 2019 and covers an area of 238,397 km2.

Bucharest is its capital and largest city. The city is sometimes referred to as little France due to the French influence on buildings. Its main landmark is the Palatul Parlamentului government building with 1,100rooms.

Other major cities include Cluj Napoca, Timisoara, Brasov and Sibiu.

Bucharest’s Parliamentary Palace, said to be the world’s third biggest building by volume was commissioned by former Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. (Above)

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