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Brasov is a popular tourist site due to the fact that it is located near the famous Bran Castle also referred to Dracula's Castle. Brasov also offers a fortress, historic churches, and a centrally located mountain which offers hiking opportunities and rest panoramic and scenic views. (Population: approx. 320,000 as of 2011)
Originally Constanta was a Greek city but has turned into a Romanian sea port. Constanta is Romania's third largest city and is now an important cultural and economic centre. Constanta is also the oldest still populated country in Romania. (approx. 345,000 as of 2010)
Cluj-Napoca is the second most populated (approx. 370,000 as of 2011) city in Romania,right after Romainias capital, Bucharest. Cluj-Napoca is the (unofficial ) capital of Transylvania. In Cluj-Napoca you get the opportunity to explore historical fortresses, gardens, museums, and parks.
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- The first ever perfect 10 in the Olympic Games was given to Romanian gymnast, Nadia Comaneci.
- The Romanian language is 1,700 years old
- Romania has a national day, The National day of Romania or Great Union day. (December 1st)
- Romania has a Republican government
- In Romania they use Romanian leu for their currency
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The Romanian flag consists of three colors, blue, yellow and red. The colors are aligned next to each other vertically. It's believed that the Romanian flag is actually based of the French flag. According to Ancient and Heraldic traditions much symbolism is associated with colors. The colors on the Romanian flag represent the following:
- Yellow - a symbol of generosity
- Red - hardiness, bravery, strength & valour
- Blue - vigilance, truth and loyalty, perseverance & justice