[19] The first known use of the appellation was attested to in the 16th century by Italian humanists travelling in Transylvania, Moldavia, and Wallachia.[20][21][22][23]. [260], In the past, recent governments have stated that one of their goals is to strengthen ties with and helping other countries (in particular Moldova, Ukraine, and Georgia) with the process of integration with the rest of the West. She has ended 2017 and 2018 as WTA's World Number 1. [141] The parliament adopted the first constitution of Romania in the same year. Other major urban areas include Cluj-Napoca, Timișoara, Iași, Constanța, Craiova, Brașov, and Galați. [301] The report praised the consistent enforcement of contracts and access to credit in the country, while noting difficulties in access to electricity and dealing with construction permits. Foreign citizens and stateless persons who live in Romania have access to justice and education in their own language. [352] Hungarians constitute a majority in the counties of Harghita and Covasna. Romania Map Of Europe Photo Gallery. [246], The fauna of Romania consists of 33,792 species of animals, 33,085 invertebrate and 707 vertebrate,[246] with almost 400 unique species of mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians,[247] including about 50% of Europe's (excluding Russia) brown bears[248] and 20% of its wolves. [367] English and French are the main foreign languages taught in schools. [355][358][359] The life expectancy in 2015 was estimated at 74.92 years (71.46 years male, 78.59 years female). During this period, Romania's vast natural resources were drained continuously by mixed Soviet-Romanian companies (SovRoms) set up for unilateral exploitative purposes. [421][422] The traditional Romanian dress that otherwise has largely fallen out of use during the 20th century, is a popular ceremonial vestment worn on these festivities, especially in rural areas. [217] During 2017–2018, in response to measures which were perceived to weaken the fight against corruption, some of the biggest protests since 1989 took place in Romania, with over 500,000 people protesting across the country. [303], In January 2020, Romania's external debt was reported to be US$122 billion according to CEIC data. [57][59][60] The Huns forced the remnants of the local population into submission, but their empire collapsed in 454. The account balance in 2012 was estimated to be 4.52% of GDP. There are a total of 320 cities and 2,861 communes in Romania. [193] Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej, a Communist party leader imprisoned in 1933, escaped in 1944 to become Romania's first Communist leader. [420] Winter holidays include the Christmas and New Year festivities during which various unique folklore dances and games are common: plugușorul, sorcova, ursul, and capra. [156][157] Peace treaties with Austria, Bulgaria and Hungary delineated the new borders in 1919 and 1920, but the Soviet Union did not acknowledge the loss of Bessarabia. Care este povestea "Campioanei Provinciei, "FC Petrolul – UTA Arad/Duelul celor zece titluri! As Romania's foreign debt increased sharply between 1977 and 1981 (from US$3 billion to $10 billion),[206] the influence of international financial organisations—such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank—grew, gradually conflicting with Ceaușescu's autocratic rule. [305] The World Bank estimates the railway network at 22,298 kilometres (13,855 mi) of track, the fourth-largest railroad network in Europe. Illustration of object, digital, country - 118590378 [34] The first permanent settlements also appeared in the Neolithic. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. [146][147], Fearing Russian expansionism, Romania secretly joined the Triple Alliance of Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy in 1883, but public opinion remained hostile to Austria-Hungary. These would last until the 15th century. [121][122] The Phanariot princes pursued oppressive fiscal policies and dissolved the army. [150] The country remained neutral when World War I broke out in 1914, but Prime Minister Ion I. C. Brătianu started negotiations with the Entente Powers. [69], The Magyars (or Hungarians) took control of the steppes north of the Lower Danube in the 830s, but the Bulgarians and the Pechenegs jointly forced them to abandon this region for the lowlands along the Middle Danube around 894. Amongst countries who have never hosted the event themselves, they are second in the total number of medals earned. Ceaușescu even publicly condemned the action as "a big mistake, [and] a serious danger to peace in Europe and to the fate of Communism in the world". [267] After the 2009 protests in Moldova and the subsequent removal of Communists from power, relations between the two countries have improved considerably. [299], Romania has attracted increasing amounts of foreign investment following the end of Communism, with the stock of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Romania rising to €83.8 billion in June 2019. [41][42] He also conquered the Greek colonies in Dobruja and the neighbouring peoples as far as the Middle Danube and the Balkan Mountains between around 55 and 44 BC. [143] Leaders of the Romanian National Party proposed the federalisation of Austria-Hungary and the Romanian intellectuals established a cultural association to promote the use of Romanian. 2500x1254 / 595 Kb Go to Map. [57][58][59] The Goths' rule ended abruptly when the Huns invaded their territory in 376, causing new waves of migrations. [169] The King promulgated a new constitution and dissolved the political parties in 1938, replacing the parliamentary system with a royal dictatorship. [35] Some of them developed into "proto-cities",[35] which were larger than 320 hectares (800 acres). [119], Princes Dimitrie Cantemir of Moldavia and Constantin Brâncoveanu of Wallachia concluded alliances with the Habsburg Monarchy and Russia against the Ottomans, but they were dethroned in 1711 and 1714, respectively. [281] The cities and communes correspond to the NUTS-5 level divisions, but there are no current NUTS-4 level divisions. It joined the NATO on 29 March 2004, the European Union (EU) on 1 January 2007, while it joined the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank in 1972, and is a founding member of the World Trade Organization. [84] Scholars who reject the Daco-Roman continuity theory say that the first Vlach groups left their Balkan homeland for the mountain pastures of the eastern and southern Carpathians in the 11th century, establishing the Romanians' presence in the lands to the north of the Lower Danube. [155] King Ferdinand again mobilised the Romanian army on behalf of the Entente Powers a day before Germany capitulated on 11 November 1918. [361] After the Romanian Revolution of 1989, a significant number of Romanians emigrated to other European countries, North America or Australia. [268], The Romanian Armed Forces consist of land, air, and naval forces led by a Commander-in-chief under the supervision of the Ministry of National Defence, and by the president as the Supreme Commander during wartime. [57][64] The Bulgars, who also came from the Eurasian steppes, occupied the Lower Danube region in 680. [57], Place names that are of Slavic origin abound in Romania, indicating that a significant Slavic-speaking population used to live in the territory. [281], In 2019, Romania has a GDP (PPP) of around $547 billion and a GDP per capita (PPP) of $28,189. La Roumanie (en roumain : România) est un État d'Europe de l'Est, le septième pays le plus peuplé de l'Union européenne et le neuvième par sa superficie. [142] The Great Powers acknowledged Romania's full independence at the Congress of Berlin and Carol I was crowned king in 1881. Amintiri târzii cu 'Gerd Muller al României' – Fanatik.ro", "Kicker: "Nemuritorul" Dorinel Munteanu | Romania Libera", "Middlesbrough seek UEFA Cup cure – UEFA.com", "Cum putea Dinamo domina Europa, în viziunea lui Lucescu! [153] After the October Revolution turned Russia from an ally into an enemy, Romania was forced to sign a harsh peace treaty with the Central Powers in May 1918,[154] but the collapse of Russia also enabled the union of Bessarabia with Romania. New York City map; London map; Paris map; Rome map; Geneva map; Venice map; Berlin map; Los Angeles map; Las Vegas map; Dubai map ; Rio de Janeiro map; Sydney map; … Regions in Romania. [88][89] A high-ranking royal official, styled voivode, ruled the Transylvanian counties from the 1170s, but the Székely and Saxon seats (or districts) were not subject to the voivodes' authority. [96][97] Basarab I of Wallachia united the Romanian polities between the southern Carpathians and the Lower Danube in the 1310s. Romania ; Related Content. Romania terminated its mission in Iraq and withdrew its last troops on 24 July 2009, among the last countries to do so. [126][127] The Uniate bishop, Inocențiu Micu-Klein who demanded recognition of the Romanians as the fourth privileged nation was forced into exile. There are some regional differences: in western sections, such as Banat, the climate is milder and has some Mediterranean influences; the eastern part of the country has a more pronounced continental climate. the last 180 minutes). [306] Romania's rail transport experienced a dramatic decline after 1989 and was estimated at 99 million passenger journeys in 2004, but has experienced a recent (2013) revival due to infrastructure improvements and partial privatisation of lines,[255] accounting for 45% of all passenger and freight movements in the country. Popular maps. [194][195] Romania remained under the direct military occupation and economic control of the USSR until the late 1950s. [366], According to the Constitution, local councils ensure linguistic rights to all minorities, with localities with ethnic minorities of over 20%, that minority's language can be used in the public administration, justice system, and education. [473] Another popular combat sport is professional kickboxing, which has produced prominent practitioners including Daniel Ghiță,[474] and Benjamin Adegbuyi. [182] After the German occupation of Hungary in March 1944, about 132,000 Jews – mainly Hungarian-speaking – were deported to extermination camps from Northern Transylvania with the Hungarian authorities' support. [196][197][198], In 1948, the state began to nationalise private firms and to collectivise agriculture. [151] After they promised Austrian-Hungarian territories with a majority of ethnic Romanian population to Romania in the Treaty of Bucharest, Romania entered the war against the Central Powers in 1916. [93][94], The Mongols destroyed large territories during their invasion of Eastern and Central Europe in 1241 and 1242. [310] In 2015, the main sources were coal (28%), hydroelectric (30%), nuclear (18%), and hydrocarbons (14%). [62][63] The nomadic Avars defeated the Gepids and established a powerful empire around 570. [332], Historically, Romanian researchers and inventors have made notable contributions to several fields. There are 673 romania map for sale on Etsy, and they cost $17.41 on average. All rights reserved. During this period the regime launched several campaigns of purges during which numerous "enemies of the state" and "parasite elements" were targeted for different forms of punishment including: deportation, internal exile, internment in forced labour camps and prisons—sometimes for life—as well as extrajudicial killing. [269] Total defence spending in 2007 accounted for 2.05% of total national GDP, or approximately US$2.9 billion, with a total of $11 billion spent between 2006 and 2011 for modernization and acquisition of new equipment. [309] Around a third of the produced energy comes from renewable sources, mostly as hydroelectric power. "Jo Jo Dan le poate calca pe urme lui Leu, Doroftei, Bute si Diaconu saptamana viitoare: "Sunt crescut in Rahova, asta spune tot, "Ghita vs. Verhoeven: Kickboxing's top heavyweights go to war on Twitter", "Adegbuyi: 'I'll show Wilnis why I'm ranked #1 at Heavyweight, Romanian Medals and Results in the Olympic Games, "40 years after perfect 10, gymnast Nadia Comaneci remains an Olympic icon", "Analysis. [277] Romanian troops participated in the occupation of Iraq, reaching a peak of 730 soldiers before being slowly drawn down to 350 soldiers. [387] Primary and secondary education is divided into 12 or 13 grades. 3500x1879 / 1,12 Mb Go to Map. Over 12.8 million passengers flew through Bucharest's Henri Coandă International Airport in 2017. [349] Starting in December 2014, Romania became a co-owner of the International Space Station. The municipality of Bucharest is a special case, as it enjoys a status on par to that of a county. [360] [207][208] In April 1990, a sit-in protest contesting the results of that year's legislative elections and accusing the NSF, including Iliescu, of being made up of former Communists and members of the Securitate grew rapidly to become what was called the Golaniad. [424] In the Easter, traditions such as painting the eggs are very common. Independence proclaimed on 9 May 1877, internationally recognised in 1878. [368] In 2010, the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie identified 4,756,100 French speakers in the country. [304], According to the Romania's National Institute of Statistics (INSSE), Romania's total road network was estimated in 2015 at 86,080 kilometres (53,488 mi). The Carpathian Mountains, which cross Romania from the north to the southwest, include Moldoveanu Peak, at an altitude of 2,544 m (8,346 ft).[11]. [37] ", "Arad: "Bătrâna Doamnă", UTA Arad, împlinește, joi, 74 de ani. [431][432] Traditional alcoholic beverages also include wine, rachiu, palincă and vișinată, but beer consumption has increased dramatically over recent years. [159] A new electoral system granted voting rights to all adult male citizens, and a series of radical agrarian reforms transformed the country into a "nation of small landowners" between 1918 and 1921. [338] Lazăr Edeleanu was the first chemist to synthesise amphetamine, and he also invented the procedure of separating valuable petroleum components with selective solvents. [13] In June–August 1940, as a consequence of the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact and Second Vienna Award, Romania was compelled to cede Bessarabia and Northern Bukovina to the Soviet Union, and Northern Transylvania to Hungary. [118] The organization of the Transylvanian Military Frontier caused further disturbances, especially among the Székelys in 1764. [415], The list of World Heritage Sites includes six cultural sites located within Romania, including eight painted churches of northern Moldavia, eight wooden churches of Maramureș, seven villages with fortified churches in Transylvania, the Horezu Monastery, and the Historic Centre of Sighișoara. Human remains found in Peștera cu Oase ("Cave with Bones"), radiocarbon dated as being from circa 40,000 years ago, represent the oldest known Homo sapiens in Europe. [385] Kindergarten is optional between three and six years. [370], Romania is a secular state and has no state religion. Trade is mostly centred on the member states of the European Union, with Germany and Italy being the country's single largest trading partners. Economic growth accelerated in the midst of government liberalisations in opening up new sectors to competition and investment—most notably, energy and telecoms. [29] Romania is also the official English-language spelling used by the Romanian government. [466], Tennis is the second most popular sport. Le pays compte 41 départements («judeţe») et la municipalité de Bucarest. And in doubles Horia Tecău won three Grand Slams and the ATP Finals final. [300] Romania's FDI outward stock (an external or foreign business either investing in or purchasing the stock of a local economy) amounted to $745 million in December 2018, the lowest value among the 28 EU member states. [170][171], The 1938 Munich Agreement convinced King Carol II that France and the United Kingdom could not defend Romanian interests. [188][189] The Romanian administration in Northern Transylvania was soon restored, and Groza's government carried out an agrarian reform. Will you donate today? Romania in the interwar period, following the, Monarchy was abolished on 30 December 1947 upon the proclamation of the, This page was last edited on 10 January 2021, at 16:54. Map of Romania and travel information about Romania brought to you by Lonely Planet. In October 2011, Romanians made up 88.9% of the population. [73][74] The reliability of the Gesta is debated. The most notable players include Ștefan Birtalan, Vasile Stîngă (all-time top scorer in the national team) and Gheorghe Gruia who was named the best player ever in 1992. [319], Tourism is a significant contributor to the Romanian economy, generating around 5% of GDP. [419], There are 12 non-working public holidays, including the Great Union Day, celebrated on 1 December in commemoration of the 1918 union of Transylvania with Romania. Weather Europe, Satellite Weather Europe, Weather Forecast, Rainfall, Clouds, Sun in Europe - Source: SAT24.com Huge collection, amazing choice, 100+ million high quality, affordable RF and RM images. Europe time zones map. [143] The Congress also granted the Danube Delta and Dobruja to Romania. [51][56], The Goths were expanding towards the Lower Danube from the 230s, forcing the native peoples to flee to the Roman Empire or to accept their suzerainty. There is also a semi-legal, informal private tutoring system used mostly during secondary school, which prospered during the Communist regime. [311] It has one of the largest refining capacities in Eastern Europe, even though oil and natural gas production has been decreasing for more than a decade. [308], Romania is a net exporter of electrical energy and is 52nd worldwide in terms of consumption of electric energy. In English, the name of the country was formerly spelt Rumania or Roumania. [99][100] The second Romanian principality, Moldavia, achieved full autonomy during the reign of Bogdan I around 1360. [222], During the 2000s, Romania enjoyed one of the highest economic growth rates in Europe and has been referred at times as "the Tiger of Eastern Europe". Romania outline map labeled with Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Timișoara, Iași, and Constanța cities. Description: Detailed large political map of Romania showing names of capital cities, towns, states, provinces and boundaries with neighbouring countries. [297] The economy is based predominantly on services, which account for 56.2% of the country's total GDP as of 2017, with industry and agriculture accounting for 30% and 4.4% respectively. [145] Ethnic Romanian politicians sharply opposed the Hungarian government's attempts to transform Hungary into a national state, especially the laws prescribing the obligatory teaching of Hungarian. Coordinates: .mw-parser-output .geo-default,.mw-parser-output .geo-dms,.mw-parser-output .geo-dec{display:inline}.mw-parser-output .geo-nondefault,.mw-parser-output .geo-multi-punct{display:none}.mw-parser-output .longitude,.mw-parser-output .latitude{white-space:nowrap}46°N 25°E / 46°N 25°E / 46; 25, – in Europe (green & dark grey)– in the European Union (green)  –  [Legend]. The Constitutional Court (Curtea Constituțională) is responsible for judging the compliance of laws and other state regulations with the constitution, which is the fundamental law of the country and can only be amended through a public referendum. [400] Afterwards Bukovina, Bessarabia, Transylvania as well as parts of Banat, Crișana, and Maramureș became part of the sovereign Kingdom of Romania. [468] In singles, Ilie Năstase was the first year-end World Number 1 in the ATP Rankings in 1973, winning several Grand Slam titles. Political map of Europe. [261] Romania has also made clear since the late 1990s that it supports NATO and EU membership for the democratic former Soviet republics in Eastern Europe and the Caucasus. [323] The popular summer attractions of Mamaia and other Black Sea Resorts attracted 1.3 million tourists in 2009. and only the backyard park-platform covers an area of almost 300,000 sqm. [423] There are sacrifices of live pigs during Christmas and lambs during Easter that has required a special exemption from EU law after 2007. Its larger urban zone has a population of almost 2.2 million,[377] which are planned to be included into a metropolitan area up to 20 times the area of the city proper. [436] Other successful players include the European Golden Shoe winners: Dudu Georgescu, Dorin Mateuț and Rodion Cămătaru, Nicolae Dobrin,[437] Ilie Balaci,[438] Florea Dumitrache,[439] Mihai Mocanu,[440] Michael Klein,[441] Mircea Rednic,[441] Cornel Dinu,[439] Mircea Lucescu,[442] Costică Ștefănescu,[443] Liță Dumitru,[444] Lajos Sătmăreanu,[445] Ștefan Sameș,[446] Ladislau Bölöni,[447] Anghel Iordănescu,[448] Miodrag Belodedici,[449] Helmuth Duckadam,[450] Marius Lăcătuș,[441] Victor Pițurcă[451] and many others, and most recently Gheorghe Popescu,[452] Florin Răducioiu,[453] Dorinel Munteanu,[454] Dan Petrescu,[455] Adrian Mutu,[456] Cristian Chivu,[456] or Cosmin Contra. [159][162][163] Although minorities could establish their own schools, Romanian language, history and geography could only be taught in Romanian. 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[186] Romania switched sides during the war, and nearly 250,000 Romanian troops joined the Red Army's military campaign against Hungary and Germany, but Joseph Stalin regarded the country as an occupied territory within the Soviet sphere of influence. [124][125], A census revealed that the Romanians were more numerous than any other ethnic group in Transylvania in 1733, but legislation continued to use contemptuous adjectives (such as "tolerated" and "admitted") when referring to them. Outline blank map of Europe. [329][330], In 2014, Romania had 32,500 companies active in the hotel and restaurant industry, with a total turnover of €2.6 billion. #20th_century, #austria, #bulgaria, #europe, #hungary, #macedonia, #moldova, #romania, #russia, #serbia. [199] Until the early 1960s, the government severely curtailed political liberties and vigorously suppressed any dissent with the help of the Securitate—the Romanian secret police. Europe location map. We're sorry but reopeneu doesn't work properly without JavaScript enabled. 2020 [30] A handful of other languages (including Italian, Hungarian, Portuguese, and Norwegian) have also switched to "o" like English, but most languages continue to prefer forms with u, e.g. [135] Bishop Andrei Șaguna proposed the unification of the Romanians of the Habsburg Monarchy in a separate duchy, but the central government refused to change the internal borders. World champions include Lucian Bute, Leonard Dorin Doroftei, Adrian Diaconu, and Michael Loewe. map of Romania, satellite view. Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan", "Canids: Foxes, Wolves, Jackals and Dogs. [389], Romania ranks fifth in the all-time medal count at the International Mathematical Olympiad with 316 total medals, dating back to 1959. [57] The Council of Preslav declared Old Church Slavonic the language of liturgy in the First Bulgarian Empire in 893. [471] In women's handball, powerhouse CSM București lifted the EHF Champions League trophy in 2016. [187] Stalin's deputy instructed the King to make the Communists' candidate, Petru Groza, the prime minister in March 1945. Home / Maps of Europe / Maps of Romania Share: Romania lies in the central and Southeastern Europe and it is the ninth largest territory among the EU member states. [75][76][77] The Pechenegs seized the lowlands abandoned by the Hungarians to the east of the Carpathians. [78], Byzantine missionaries proselytised in the lands east of the Tisa from the 940s[79] and Byzantine troops occupied Dobruja in the 970s. Natura 2000 data and maps Introduction. Romania is a country on the western shores of the Black Sea; except for Dobruja, it is north of the Balkan Peninsula. [117] The Orthodox Church was restored in Transylvania only after Orthodox monks stirred up revolts in 1744 and 1759. 2000x1500 / 749 Kb Go to Map. [150] German and Austrian-Hungarian diplomacy supported Bulgaria during the war, bringing about a rapprochement between Romania and the Triple Entente of France, Russia and the United Kingdom. [d][351] The Roma minority is usually underestimated in census data and may represent up to 10% of the population. Brâncuși has a sculptural ensemble in Târgu Jiu, while his sculpture Bird in Space, was auctioned in 2005 for $27.5 million. [154], Austria-Hungary quickly disintegrated after the war. 150,632,914 stock photos online. Topics. Country Maps; Europe. [232] Near the end of 2013, The Economist reported Romania again enjoying "booming" economic growth at 4.1% that year, with wages rising fast and a lower unemployment than in Britain. The annual George Enescu Festival is held in Bucharest in honour of the 20th-century composer. [298] [55] The Romans did not abandon their fortresses along the northern banks of the Lower Danube for decades, and Dobruja (known as Scythia Minor) remained an integral part of the Roman Empire until the early 7th century. 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[136], The Treaty of Paris put the Danubian Principalities under the collective guardianship of the Great Powers in 1856. [244] The country had a had a 2019 Forest Landscape Integrity Index mean score of 5.95/10, ranking it 90th globally out of 172 countries. [218][219], Nevertheless, there have been efforts to tackle corruption. The market for professional football in Romania is roughly €740 million according to UEFA. Downloads > Europe > Romania Romania Vector and raster map tiles. [286], After 1989 the country experienced a decade of economic instability and decline, led in part by an obsolete industrial base and a lack of structural reform. [270], The Air Force currently operates modernised Soviet MiG-21 Lancer fighters. [259], Since December 1989, Romania has pursued a policy of strengthening relations with the West in general, more specifically with the United States and the European Union, albeit with limited relations involving the Russian Federation. [331] More than 1.9 million foreign tourists visited Romania in 2014, 12% more than in 2013. The clouds and precipitation map shows the expected precipitation, rain and snow, as well as the clouds. In February 1947, he and others forced King Michael I to abdicate and leave the country and proclaimed Romania a people's republic. Romania is a country located at the crossroads of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe. It is a country of great natural beauty and diversity and a rich cultural heritage, including a variety of ethnic, linguistic, and confessional groups. Bran Castle, near Brașov, is one of the most famous attractions in Romania, drawing hundreds of thousands of tourists every year as it is often advertised as being Dracula's Castle. [255] Bucharest Metro, the only underground railway system, was opened in 1979 and measures 61.41 km (38.16 mi) with an average ridership in 2007 of 600,000 passengers during the workweek in the country. 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