Romania

By Zoe Hord

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Romanian Culture

The pride in the country's resilience and ability to stand against Austro-Hungarian Empire strikes and the Turks and then later on from the Soviet Union. Hungarians from Transylvania consider themselves more Hungarian than Romanian, and even in some region of Romania is still considered Hungary.

Main crops of Romania are wine grapes, sugar beets, corn, and wheat. Romanians are also raising sheep, cows, and chickens. Shortages are a huge problem in this country, consumers often wait in line for long periods of time for whatever the stores have in stock.

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Romania Government

The Romania President Klaus Iohannis, he was elected as of December 21st, 2014. Romania is a Unitary state, and has a Semi-presidential system. Romania officially gained the country's name Romania in 1866. It became a republic country in 1989 after the Revolution.

Romania's government consists of a prime minister, and a council of Ministers. The senate has 143 members, and the Chamber of Deputies. All parts of legislators are elected by popular vote for four-year terms.

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Romania Current Event

Protests have begun in Romania and other European countries from American oil companies attempting to lease land for gas drilling. Romania is seeking preventable measures from other countries dependent on Russian natural gas and developing alternative energy supplies.
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Famous Landmarks in Romania

Romanian Athenaeum - this is a concert hall, located in Burcharest, Romania. Built in 1888, this building is domed shape, and circular, and home of the annual international music festival.


Place of Parliament in Bucharest it is the largest civilian building in the world. A 28 year old architect, Anca Petrscu designed this building.

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