National Symbols of Romania

Romania is a country in Europe. It shares borders with the following countries: Ukraine, Moldova, Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungary, . The capital of Romania is Bucharest.

The official language is Romanian and the Romanian leu is the currency of the Romania. The domain is .ro and the country code is +40.

National day is celebrated on 18 Dec 1918. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Romania is no exception.

In Romania, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Romanian people. Tuica is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Romania. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Mihai Eminescu represent a national Romanian symbol.

The country was founded by Decebalus and Trajan. The current president of Romania is Klaus Iohannis and Florin Cîțu is the Prime Minister.

In Romania the power plugs and sockets are of type C, F. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Romanian national anthem was written by Andrei Mureșanu and composed by Anton Pann, Gheorghe Ucenescu.

Country information

Official name(s) Romania
Alternative name(s) Romania (official, English)
Regional location Southeastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Ukraine
Country name etymology "Roman Realm", The Roman Empire conquered a large part of the country, and the inhabitants became Romanized (Romanians).
Climate Temperate; cold, cloudy winters with frequent snow and fog; sunny summers with frequent showers and thunderstorms
Terrain Central Transylvanian Basin is separated from the Moldavian Plateau on the east by the Eastern Carpathian Mountains and separated from the Walachian Plain on the south by the Transylvanian Alps
Population 19,237,691
National Day 18 Dec 1918
Language(s) Romanian
Religion Christianity
Country code +40
Literacy rate 98.6%
Currency Romanian leu
Capital city Bucharest
Domain(TLD) .ro
Ethnicity Romanians, Hungarians
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Romanian
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 238,397 km2 (92,046 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+2 (EET)
Average elevation 414 m (1,358 ft)
Coastline 225 Km
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Romania

Flag map of Romania

Motto of Romania

No official motto

National animal of Romania

The National animal of Romania is Eurasian Lynx

National Animal of Romania - Eurasian Lynx

National flower of Romania

The National flower of Romania is Not Declared. Botanical name is .

National bird of Romania

The National bird of Romania is Golden eagle

National bird of Romania - Golden eagle

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Neighbouring countries of Romania

Romanian Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

When men take wives they stop fearing hell.

He who wants to talk with the dogs must learn to bark.

Better an egg today, than an ox tomorrow.

From fools, children and drunkards you get to hear the truth.

The eyes have one language everywhere.

Your wife’s eyes are in your purse.

Only what you have in your hand is not a lie.

Small tree trunks can make the cart turn over.

Many heroes appear after the war.

Even silence is an answer.

Complain about the house where the husband is the wife.

The truth is told in jokes.

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