Romania (Romanian: România ) is a country in eastern Europe. Romania is bordered by Ukraine and Moldova in the northeast; Hungary in the west; Serbia and Bulgaria to the south along the Danube River. Romania has a stretch of sea coast on the Black Sea and the eastern and southern Carpathian mountains run through its centre.
Romania has been a member of NATO since 2004, and is a member of the European Union.
Romania signed their accession to the European Union on 25 April 2005. Full membership begun on 1 January 2007.
The capital of Romania is Bucharest.