Romania - Ethnic groups



Romania Ethnic Groups 1968
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Romanians constitute by far the majority group (89.5%), but the population includes two important ethnic minorities: Hungarians (7.1% of the total population) and Germans (0.5%), both concentrated in Transylvania. The number of Hungarians may be understated by as much as 40%, however, and the number of Germans by even more. The number of Roma (Gypsies), officially put at 401,087, has been estimated elsewhere at 2.3 million. Lesser numbers of minorities (totaling 1.6%) include Ukrainians, Turks, Russians, Serbs, Croats, Jews, Poles, Bulgarians, Czechs, Greeks, Armenians, Tatars, and Slovaks. Since 1989 Gypsies have been targets of an organized campaign of violence throughout Romania.

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Jan 27, 2016 @ 9:21 pm
Thanks. I'm doing a report and mapping of Romania, and ethnicity was one of the requirements of the essay. Also, you may want to include more information on the Roma, a minority that plays an important part in Romanian history

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