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The 4th largest port in Europe is Constanta; it is also the largest port on the Black Sea, In Romania, the Dacian fortresses of the Orastie Mountains was built in 1st century B.C. and A.D., In January 2000, 100 tonnes of cyanide spilled from a gold mine in northern Romania into rivers in Romania, Hungary and Yugoslavia. It wiped out all aquatic life for several hundred kilometres., Author Bram Stoker based his horror novel ‘Dracula’ on the fifteenth century Wallachian Prince, Vlad Dracul of Romania. Transylvania is region of Romania known as the place where Dracula Bran Castle

  Romania Facts & Figures
Latitude and Longitude 45º 30' N, 24º 30' E
Area 238000 km2
Capital Bucharest
Time Zone UTC+2
Official Name Romania
Currency Leu (RON)
Government Republic
Legislature Bicameral
Population 22246862
Independence Date 05/21/77
International Dialing Code 40
ISO Code alpha-3 RO
ISO Code alpha-2 ROU
GDP per Capita (PPP) $11,100.00
Climate Type Temperate
Major Language(s) Hungarian, Romani, Romanian (official)
Major Ethnic Groups Hungarian, Roma, Romanian
Major Religious Groups Christian (Romanian Orthodox, Roman Catholic)
Administrative Divisions 41 Counties (judete) and 1 Municipality (municipiu)
Neighbouring Countries Bulgaria, Hungary, Moldova, Serbia, Ukraine
Major Industries Mining, Metal works, Chemical, Electrical machinery, Textile, Automotive, Food processing and beverages, Timber, Cement
Natural Resources Coal, Iron Ore, Natural Gas, Oil, Timber, Cultivable Land, Hydelpower