CAPITAL : Bucharest (Bucuresti)

FLAG : The national flag, adopted in 1965, is a tricolor of blue, yellow, and red vertical stripes.

ANTHEM : Trei culori (Three Colors).

MONETARY UNIT : The leu ( L ) is a paper currency of 100 bani. There are coins of 25 bani and 1, 3, 5, 10, 20, 50, and 100 lei, and notes of 10, 25, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1,000, and 5,000 lei. L 1 = $0.0000299 (or $1 = L 33,409) as of May 2003.

WEIGHTS AND MEASURES : The metric system is the legal standard.

HOLIDAYS : New Year's Day, 1 January; International Labor Day, 1–2 May; Liberation Day, 23 August; National Day, 1 December; Christmas Day, 25 December.

TIME : 2 PM = noon GMT.


Romania has no territories or colonies.


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doing my geography report last min, this helped alot.
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Oct 12, 2009 @ 3:03 am
The national anthem is not anymore "Trei Culori" (Three Colors). This was the anthem used under communist regime.

Now it's "Deşteaptă-te române" (Awaken thee, Romanian!),_rom%C3%A2ne!
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Nov 30, 2010 @ 6:18 pm
this helped me a lot with my report and i learned more than i ever would have before.

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