Romania profile

Parliament Palace, Bucharest Parliament Palace in Bucharest has become one of the must-see sights for foreign visitors
  • Full name: Romania
  • Population: 21.4 million (UN, 2012)
  • Capital: Bucharest
  • Area: 238,391 sq km (148,129 sq miles)
  • Major language: Romanian
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 71 years (men), 78 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 new leu = 100 bani
  • Main exports: Textiles and footwear, metal products, machinery, minerals
  • GNI per capita: US $8,140 (World Bank, 2011)
  • Internet domain: .ro
  • International dialling code: +40

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