Romania is a country situated in the south east of Europe, next to the Black Sea, bordered by Hungary on the west, Serbia on the south west, Bulgaria on the south, Moldova on the East and Ukraine on the north.
Romania occupies an area of aprox. 237,500 sq km and has a population of around 19 million with another aprox. 9 million Romanians living abroad.
Some of the main cities in Romania are: Bucharest – the capital, Cluj-Napoca, Brasov, Constanta, Timisoara, Iasi, Sibiu and Galati. Romania is a very beautiful and interesting country with a gorgeous landscape and extremely welcoming people.
Romania’s main touristy attractions are: the Carpathian Mountains, Dracula Castle, the Danube Delta, the painted monasteries in Moldavia and the Black Sea.
One of Europe’s best kept mysteries, Transylvania – a region rich in folklore and tradition, friendlinessand warm hospitality, myth and legend.
Transylvania is by far the most romantic and inspiring of Romania’s historical provinces. Its very name ( Transylvania [English], Erdely [wooded land in Hungarian], Siebenbürgen [German], Terra Ultrasilvana, “the land beyondthe forest” [Latin], Ardeal [Romanian], Erdel [Turkish] ) brings to mind the image of mountain peaks rising up to the sky, wooded valleys, sparkling streams, ancient wooden churches, legendary castles, villages straight out of the pages of a fairytale remain havens of peace and tranquillity and a quaint reminder of a by gone age.
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