ȘCOALA GIMNAZIALĂ NR.1
“Made by two hands” – Regional Handicraft
in Introducing Youth into European Labour Market.
FACTS ABOUT ROMANIA:
Location: (Southeastern) Central Europe
AREA: 230,340 sq. km - 9th in Europe 237 500 km²
POPULATION: 20.5 million - 7th in Europe
CAPITAL: Bucharest (2. million population)
NATIONAL DAY: December 1
CURRENCY: Romanian leu
Climate: Temperate, four distinct seasons
The Romanian Parliament consists of two chambers: the Senat (Senate)
and the Camera Deputaţilor (Chamber of Deputies). The members of both
are chosen in elections held every four years.
Official LANGUAGE: Romanian
RESOURCES: Romania has considerable natural resources – oil, natural
gas, coal, iron, copper and bauxite. Metal-working, petrochemicals and
mechanical engineering are the main industries.
ETHNIC GROUPS: Romanians 89.5%, Hungarian 6.6%, Rroms 2.5%,
Germans 0.3%, Ukrainians 0.3%, Russians 0.2%, Serbs 0.2%, other 0.8%
RELIGION: over 86.8 % of the population belong to the Orthodox church.
RELIEF: Romania is mountainous in the north while the main feature in
the south is the vast Danube valley. The river forms a delta as it
approaches the Black Sea.
Romania is belonging to EU from January 1st, 2007.
On 29 March 2004, in its most expansive enlargement to date, NATO officially
welcomed Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia
as new members.
Is the capital municipality, cultural, industrial and financial centre of Romania.
It is THE LARGEST CITY in Romania, located in the southeast of the country.
It became the capital of Romania in 1862 . Known in the past as "The Little Paris" Bucharest has
changed a lot lately and today; it has become a very interesting mix of old and new that has little to
do with its initial reputation.
It is THE WORLD’S SECOND BIGGEST BUILDING after THE PENTAGON.
Began in 1983 and finished in 1993, The Palace of the Parliament is one
of the most impressive buildings in Romania.
THE PALACE OF THE PARLIAMENT
THE CARPATHIAN MOUNTAINS
are divided into the Eastern
Carpathians, the Southern
Carpathians and the Western
Carpathians. They dominate the
centre of Romania, with 14
mountain ranges reaching above
2,000 m and THE HIGHEST POINT
at Moldoveanu Peak (2,544 m).
THE DANUBE DELTA
The greater part of the Danube Delta lies in Romania
(Tulcea county), while its northern part-on the left
bank of the Chilia channel-is situated in Ukraine
(Odessa Oblast). The surface is 4152 km², of which
3446 km² are in Romania. The Delta is formed around
the three main channels of the Danube: Chilia (in the
north), Sulina (in the middle), and Sfantu Gheorghe
(in the south).
Warm climate, miles of sand beaches, ancient monuments, vineyards and modern
resorts invite travellers to consider Romania's Black Sea Coast as their summer
vacation destination. Beaches, stretching from Mangalia to Mamaia, have nice resorts
and hotels, countless sports and entertainment facilities.
The Black Sea coast has long been known for cures of arthritic, rheumatic, internal
and nervous disorders. Eforie Nord and Mangalia Spas specialize in mud baths (the
mud is taken from the area's salty lake waters) as well as in world famous "Gerovital"
and "Aslavital" original rejuvenation treatments.
BRAN CASTLE(Dracula’s Castle)
THE corvins’ Castle
the hunyad castle)
exist throughout Romania but, traditionally, few are constructed on a
monumental scale. In Northern Moldavia a particular style was used in the
construction of the monasteries, of which the most important are the
painted monasteries of Bucovina - UNESCO World Heritage Sites - such as
those of Voroneţ, Putna, Moldoviţa and Suceviţa.