Greetings from Romania!
There is no other country in Europe well so worth visiting.
Romania has a great variety
of landscapes, folk tradition and art and a very pleasant climate; she is
welcoming and easily reached from any point on the continent. The variety of
landscapes corresponds to the relief of the country.
Romania's relief is complex: it has
mountains, hills and plateaus, and plains.
Romania has a temperate continental
climate, which shows the country at its best in all seasons: bright, sunny
days on the Black Sea Coast in summer, orchards full of big ripe fruit in
autumn, snow- covered ski-slopes in the Carpathians in winter and signs of
new life in the vast forests and fields when spring comes.
Romania is easily reached by
air, by land or by sea from any point in Europe.
Welcome to Romania!
- William Forwood
Romania is situated in the
central-east European zone, between 43 and 48 degrees North latitude and
between 20 and 29 degrees East longitude.
Romanians are the descendents of two great peoples of the ancient times:
Geto-Dacians and the Romans. The Getae and the Dacians belong to the great
Thracian family. The name of Dacia is consolidated under the rule of
Decebal, in 1st century A. D. In the early 2nd century A. D. the Roman
Empire annex Dacia, a process that will be continue until 271 A. D. The
Barbarian invasions did not change anything in the essence of the people
that they found in this area. Isolated from Rome, Dacia looked for support
in another part of the empire, Byzanthium, also called the Rome of the
Romanianís territory, the Romanian
people and language completed their formation in the last century of the
1st millenium A. D. Daciaís population became Christian starting with the
4th century. Between the 7th and the 10th centuries the Romanians founded
the first political formations before being states. Four centuries of wars
against Turkish aggressions protected the Civilizations in Eastern
Walachia, Transylvania and Moldavia
are the three Romanian principalities united in 1859 (Walachia and
Moldavia) and in 1918 respectively, Transylvania as consequence of fall of
the Hapsburg Empire. December 1, 1918 is the date when the historical
destiny of the Romanian people was fulfilled by the creation of the
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