About Romania

-Location: Central Europe (Southeastern).

-Flag of Romania: Three vertical stripes: red, yellow and blue.

-Population:19.350.000 (2012).

-Capital: Bucharest.

-Climate: Temperate.

-Religions: Christian Ortodox 78%   Greek Catolic 10%   Roman Catholic 5%   Protestant 5%.

-Currency: Romanian Leu (RON).

ABOUT TRANSYLVANIA (from latin ”the land beyond the forest”)

-Location: Central Romania.

-Area: 34.177sq miles.

-Population: Approximately 5 milion.

-Main Cities: Alba Iulia , Bistrita , Brasov ,  Cluj Napoca ,  Medias , Miercurea Ciuc , Sebes  , Sibiu ,  Sighisoara  , Targu Mures.

Transylvania is home to some of Europe’s best-preserved medieval towns, most notably Brasov, featuring Old Saxon architecture and citadel ruins; Sibiu with its cobblestone streets and pastel-colored houses, and Sighisoara, adorned with a hilltop citadel, secret passageways and a 14th century clock tower. Tiny shops offer antiques and fine hand-made products by local artisans and artists. Transylvania is the birthplace of the Unitarian Church that merged with the Universalist Church here in America in 1961 to form the present Unitarian Universalist Association.arbebuk16


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