Romania Background Stats

Border with Ukraine:

613.8 km (381.4 mi) including 292.2 km (181.6 mi) by rivers and 33 km (21 mi) by Black Sea


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Countries named after legendary figures from " Rome " / " Roman ", which possibly comes from Romulus 2014
Daylight Savings Time end date 01:00 UTC on last Sunday October 2013
First human settlement > Date 37,800-42,000 BP 2014
First human settlement > Notes Bones dated as 38–42,000 years old are among the oldest human remains found in Europe. 2014
First human settlement > Place Peştera cu Oase 2014
Full name Romania 2013
Independence day date May 9 1877
Land border length 2,508 km 2014 75th out of 200
Named after legend from " Rome " / " Roman ", which possibly comes from Romulus 2014
National anthems De\u0219teapt\u0103-te, rom\u00e2ne! ( Awaken Thee, Romanian ) 2011
National identity card The Carte de identitate is compulsory at 14. 2004
National tree Oak 2014
Neighboring countries and territories Bulgaria Hungary (L) Moldova (L) Serbia (L) Turkey (M) Ukraine 2014
Number of maritime boundary neighbours 3 2014 62nd out of 171

The largest of the Balkan countries, Romania has dramatic mountain scenery and a coastline on the Black Sea.

It has seen numerous empires come and go from the Roman, to the Ottoman, to the Austro-Hungarian.

After World War II the country was under communist rule although the leadership pursued a foreign policy independent of that of the Soviet Union.

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