Romania | Facts & Information

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Facts & Figures

  • President: Klaus Johannis (2014)

    Prime Minister: Dacian Ciolos (2015)

    Land area: 88,934 sq mi (230,339 sq km); total area: 91,699 sq mi (237,500 sq km)

    Population (2014 est.): 21,729,871 (growth rate: –0.29%); birth rate: 9.27/1000; infant mortality rate: 10.16/1000; life expectancy: 74.69; density per sq mi: 218.6

    Capital and largest city (2011 est.): Bucharest, 1.937 million

    Other large cities: Cluj-Napoca, 324,576; Timisoara, 319,279; Iasi, 290,422; Constanta, 283,872; Craiova, 269,506, Brasov, 253,200; Galati, 249,342

    Monetary unit: lei

    Current government officials

    Languages: Romanian 85.4% (official), Hungarian 6.3%, Romany (Gypsy) 1.2%, other 1%, unspecified 6.1% (2011 est.)

    Ethnicity/race: Romanian 83.4%, Hungarian 6.1%, Roma (Gyspy) 3.1%, Ukrainian 0.3%, German 0.2%, other 0.7%, unspecified 6.1% (2011 est.)

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