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Romania Facts

Capital of Romania


Total Area of Romania

total: 237,500 sq km
land: 230,340 sq km
water: 7,160 sq km

Population of Romania

20,121,641 (20 October 2011 census)

Languages of Romania

Romanian (official), Hungarian, German

Literacy in Romania

definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 97.7%
male: 98.3%
female: 97.1% (2010 est.)

Religion in Romania

Eastern Orthodox (including all sub-denominations) 86.5%, Protestant (various denominations including Reformate and Pentecostal) 6.1%, Roman Catholic 4.6%, other (mostly Muslim) and unspecified 1.8%, none 0.2% (2011 census)

Life Expectancy in Romania

total population: 74.0 years
male: 70.3 years
female: 77.8 years (2011)

Government Type


Currency of Romania

leu (RON)

GDP of Romania (per capita)

purchasing power parity - $15,163.28 (December 2011)

Labour Force in Romania

9.252 million (2012 est.)


$67.72 billion (2012 est.)


$78.31 billion (2011 est.)

Natural Resources

petroleum (reserves declining), timber, natural gas, coal, iron ore, salt, arable land, hydropower

Telephones (main lines in use)

4.5 million (2010)

Telephones (mobile cellular subscriptions)

24.64 million (2010)

Internet Service Providers (ISPs)

Internet hosts: 2.667 million (2012)

Internet users: 9,642,383 (June 30, 2012)

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