Romania (Romanian: România) is a country located at the crossroads of central, eastern, and southeastern Europe. It borders the Black Sea to southeast, Bulgaria to the south, Ukraine to the north, Hungary to the west, Serbia to southwest and Moldova to the east. It has a predominantly temperate-continental climate. With a total area of 238,397 square kilometers, Romania is the 12th largest country and also the 7th most populous member state of the European Union, having almost 20 million inhabitants. Its capital and largest city is Bucharest and other major urban areas include Iași, Timișoara, Cluj-Napoca and Constanța.
Geographical type: Territory
Latitude: 46° N — Longitude: 25° E
Area: 238,391 km²
ISO 3166-2 code: RO
Measures of Freedom
2019: 8.33, Rank: 35, Personal Freedom: 8.65, Economic Freedom: 7.88
2014: 7.66, Rank: 22
2016: Status: Free, Aggregate Score: 83, Political Rights: 2, Civil Liberties: 2
The introductory paragraph uses material from the Wikipedia article "Romania" as of 27 Sep 2018, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.