Romania seems to be a country blessed by God. Geographically, it lies in the South-East of Europe, half-way between the Ecuator and the North Pole (45 degrees in North latitude), and half-way between the Atlantic Ocean and the Ural Mountains (25 degrees in East longitude). It stands North of the Balkan Peninsula, in the inferiors basin of the Danube, with access to the Black Sea.
Romania stretches on an area of 238,391 square kilometres and has a population of 21,584,365 inhabitants, with an average distribution rate in the territory of 93.87
Inhibitants per square kilometre , of which 90.7 per cent Romanians, 7.2 per cent Hungarians, 0.5 per cent Germans and 1.6 per cent other ethnic minorities. Of the total population, 86.8 per cent are of Christian Orthodox creed, 5.1 per cent Roman Catholic and the rest of the other creed.
According to its size, area and number of population, Romania ranks among average countries, eighth in Europe and 34th in the world.
The country has a proportional, harmonious relief;
31 per cent of its territory is covered by mountains, 36 per cent by hills and plateaus and 33 per cent by plains and river meadows.
Romania enjoys a temperate-continental climate. Among its natural wealths, one can note timber, fauna and flora, oil, coal, natural gas, gold and other non-ferrous metals .


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