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  Romania - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Michael the Brave (Romanian: Mihai Viteazul) (1558-9 August 1601) was the Prince of Wallachia (1593-1601), of Transylvania (1599-1600), and of Moldavia (1600).
The Romanian Government, which is based at Victoria Palace, is headed by a prime minister, who appoints the other members of his or her cabinet and who is nearly always the head of the party or coalition that holds a majority in the parliament.
Romanian is spoken as a first language by 91% of the population, with Hungarian and Romani being the most important minority languages, spoken by 6.7% and 1.1% of the population, respectively.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Romania   (5356 words)

  
 Romanian language information - Search.com
All the dialects of Romanian are believed to have been unified in a Common Romanian language until sometime between the 7th and the 10th century when the area was influenced by the Byzantine Empire and Romanian became influenced by the Slavonic languages.
Romanian is a Romance language, belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European language family, having much in common with languages such as French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.
Romanian is one of the five languages in which religious services are performed in the autonomous monastic state of Mount Athos, spoken in the sketae of Prodromos and Lacu (a sketa being a community of monks; sketae is plural).
www.search.com /reference/Romanian_language   (4685 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Blaj
Blaj (Hungarian: Balázsfalva; German: Blasendorf) is a city in Alba county, Transylvania, Romania.
Alba (Hungarian: Fehér) is a Romanian county (Judeţ) in Transylvania.
Blaj was also the first place to have Romanian written with the Latin alphabet instead of the Cyrillic alphabet in which it had traditionally been written.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Blaj   (544 words)

  
 Romania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The oldest surviving document written in the Romanian language is a 1521 letter which notifies the mayor of Braşov about the imminent attack of the Ottoman Turks.
According to a report released by the Romanian government in 2004, Romania killed at least 280,000 to 380,000 Jews, primarily in Moldavia (historical region) and in the Eastern territories Romania occupied, though some estimates are even higher.
Ratification of the Romanian and Bulgarian Accession Treaty is ongoing in the parliaments of all member states.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Romania   (4298 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Romania
Michael the Brave (Romanian: Mihai Viteazul) was the Prince of Wallachia (1593-1601), of Transylvania (1599-1600), and of Moldavia (1600).
Nevertheless, Moldova remained in Romanian hands after the invading forces were stopped in 1917 and since by the war's end, Austria-Hungary and the Russian Empire had collapsed, Bessarabia, Bukovina and Transylvania were allowed to unite with the Kingdom of Romania in 1918.
George Emil Palade is a Romanian cell biologist who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1974 for his study of internal organization of such cell structures as mitochondria, chloroplasts, the Golgi apparatus, and for the discovery of the ribosomes.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Romania   (7689 words)

  
 Romanian phrasebook - Wikitravel
Romanian is a Romance language spoken mainly in Romania and Moldova, as well as in some parts of Hungary, Serbia, Bulgaria and Ukraine.
Romanian should not be confused with Romani or Romany, which is the language of the European Gypsies, or Roma.
Romanian linguists are proud that Romanian is a Romance language in a sea of Slavs.
wikitravel.org /en/Romanian_phrasebook   (2153 words)

  
 Romania   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The decades-long reign of president Nicolae Ceauşescu; was ended with an uprising in late 1989, although ex-communists continue to be present in the democratically elected government.
The official language is Romanian, a Romance language of the Italic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages, which are also called Romanic, and are spoken by about 670 million people in many parts of the world, but mainly in Europe and the Western Hemisphere.
Catholicism (both Roman Catholic and Romanian Catholic) and Protestantism are also represented, mostly in the areas inhabited by population of Hungarian descent, mostly in the western part of the country.
www.1-free-software.com /en/wikipedia/r/ro/romania.html   (981 words)

  
 Romania - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Following the WW I and the disintegration of the Russian Empire and Austro-Hungary, and the rise of Bolshevism in Hungary and Russia, Transylvania and Bessarabia opted for a Union with the Romanian Kingdom in 1918.
Catholicism (both Roman Catholic and Romanian Catholic) and Protestantism are also represented, mostly in the areas inhabited by population closer to western influence.
In Dobrogea, the region lying on the shore of the Black Sea, there is a small Muslim minority (of Turkish and Tatar ethnicity), a remnant of the Ottoman rule and migrations from the Crimea.
open-encyclopedia.com /Romania   (1299 words)

  
 Church of Romania - OrthodoxWiki
Some Romanian Orthodox regard their church to be the first national, first attested, and first apostolic church in Europe and view the Apostle Andrew as the church's founder.
Romanians in the Republic of Moldova (a region formerly known as "Moldavia") belonging to the Metropolis of Bessarabia, having resisted Russification for 192 years (after the annexation of Bessarabia by the Russian Empire in 1812), are improbably said to currently number about 2 million.
The Romanian Orthodox Church is one of only three autocephalous or autonomous Orthodox churches using a Romance language as a principal liturgical language.
orthodoxwiki.org /Romanian_Orthodox_Church   (2189 words)

  
 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Romania
Major cities are the capital Bucharest, Braşov, Timişoara, Cluj-Napoca, Constanţa[?], Craiova[?], and Iaşi (Jassy).
The official language is Romanian, making Romania the only Eastern Block country where a Romance language is spoken.
Most Romanians are members of the Romanian Orthodox Church[?], which is one of the churches of Eastern Orthodox Christianity.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/ro/Romania   (727 words)

  
 Romanian Special Forces - Vanatorii de Munte
The Germans have always used the Romanians as cannon-meat, putting them in front of their armies, to sustain the toughest battles, while it was always the Germans who then occupied the conquered cities or signed the surrender documents, making it look as it was them who had obtained those victories.
The two Romanian provinces, where Romanians have lived since the start of recorded history (mentioned by Herodot in 800 BC), and where even in the late 40's the population was 93% Romanians, were again, anexed by the Soviet Union.
In Turkey, the Romanian delegate's visit is to take place between the 6th and the 10th of october, while the Turkish delegation's visit to Romania will arrive between the 27th and the 31st of october.
www.geocities.com /romanianspecialforces/vanatoridemunte.html   (8944 words)

  
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The legislative part of the Romanian government consists of two chambers, the Senat (Senate), which has 143 members, and the Camera Deputaţilor (House of Deputies), which has 343 members.
The official language is Romanian, a Latin language member of the Romance group of the Italic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages, which are also called Romanic, and are spoken by about 670 million people in many parts of the world, but mainly in Europe and the Western Hemisphere.
In Dobrogea, the region lying on the shore of the Black Sea, there is a small Islamic minority, a remnant of the Ottoman colonization of that province in the past.
www.online-encyclopedia.info /encyclopedia/r/ro/romania.html   (870 words)

  
 Romania -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Romania (formerly spelled Rumania or Roumania; Romanian: România) is a country in southeastern (The 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles) Europe.
The legislative branch of the Romanian government consists of two chambers, the Senat ((Assembly possessing high legislative powers) Senate), which has 137 members (as of 2004), and the Camera Deputaţilor ((additional info and facts about Chamber of Deputies) Chamber of Deputies), which has 332 members (as of 2004).
Most Romanians are members of the (additional info and facts about Romanian Orthodox Church) Romanian Orthodox Church, which is one of the churches of (additional info and facts about Eastern Orthodox Christianity) Eastern Orthodox Christianity.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/r/ro/romania.htm   (2151 words)

  
 Romania Article, Romania Information   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The official language is Romanian, a Romance language of the Italic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages, which are also calledRomanic, and are spoken by about 670 million people in many parts of the world, but mainly in Europe and the WesternHemisphere.
Most Romanians are members of the Romanian OrthodoxChurch, which is one of the churches of Eastern Orthodox Christianity.
Catholicism (both Roman Catholic and Romanian Catholic) and Protestantism are also represented, mostly in the areas inhabited by population of Hungarian descent, mostlyin the western part of the country.
www.anoca.org /romanian/article/romania.html   (999 words)

  
 ROMANIA FACTS AND INFORMATION
During the time of Austria-Hungary (1867–1918), Romanians in Transylvania experienced one of the worst periods of oppression in their history in the form of Hungarianisation (Magyarisation and antiromanian policy) promoted by the government.
The modern state of Romania was formed by the merging of the principalities of Moldavia and Wallachia in 1859 under the Moldavian domnitor Alexandru_Ioan_Cuza.
Most Romanians are members of the Romanian_Orthodox_Church, which is one of the churches of Eastern_Orthodox_Christianity.
www.beatlesfacts.com /Romania   (4108 words)

  
 Romania
The oldest surviving document written in the Romanian language is a 1521 letter (known as "Neacsu's Letter from Câmpulung") which notifies the mayor of Braşov about the imminent attack of the Ottoman Turks.
One of the greatest Hungarian kings, Matthias Corvinus (known in Romanian as Matei Corvin - with romanian origin, ruled 1458–1490)— was born in Transylvania, and is claimed by the Romanians because of his half-Romanian father, Iancu de Hunedoara (Hunyadi János in Hungarian), and by the Hungarians because of his Hungarian mother.
The official language is Romanian, a Romance language of the Italic subfamily of the family of Indo-European languages.
www.dejavu.org /cgi-bin/get.cgi?ver=93&url=http%3A%2F%2Farticles.gourt.com%2F%3Farticle%3DRom%C3%A2nia%26type%3Den   (5510 words)

  
 Romania information - Search.com
The oldest surviving document written in the Romanian language is a 1521 letter which notifies the mayor of Braşov about the imminent attack of the Ottoman Turks.
During the time of the dual monarchy of Austria-Hungary (1867-1918), Romanians in Transylvania experienced one of the worst oppression in the form of the Magyarization policies of the Hungarian government.
The official language is Romanian, a Romance language of the Italic subfamily of the family of Indo-European languages, which are also called Romanic, Romantic or Romance languages.
www.search.com /reference/Romania   (4892 words)

  
 Romanian-American
According to the 2000 US Census 367,310 Americans indicated Romanian as their first ancestry, and more than 1.5 milion are of mixed or single Romanian origin.
Romanian-Americans are distributed throughout the U.S., with concentrations found in the east and the northeast of the country, such as in the states of Michigan, Ohio, Illinois and New York, while in the east and southeast communities are found in Georgia (Atlanta), Florida (Tallahassee) and Alabama (Montgomery).
Religion, predominnatly belongigng to the Romanian Orthodox Church, is an important trace of the Romanian presence in United States, with churches almost in all bigger cities throughout the country.
www.dejavu.org /cgi-bin/get.cgi?ver=93&url=http%3A%2F%2Farticles.gourt.com%2F%3Farticle%3DRomanian-American%26type%3Den   (460 words)

  
 The Ultimate Romania - American History Information Guide and Reference
At the end of the WW I which brought the disintegration of the empires of Russia and Austro-Hungary and the rise of Bolshevism in Hungary and Russia, Transylvania and Bessarabia opted for a Union with the Romanian Kingdom in 1918.
The decades-long reign of Nicolae Ceauşescu ended in late 1989 (see Romanian Revolution of 1989), and the elections of 1990 were won by FSN, part of which, now reformed as the Social Democrats continued to be present in the democratically elected government until 1996 when CDR, a center-right coalition took power for one term.
The official language is Romanian, a Romance language of the Italic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages, which are also called Romanic, and are spoken by about 670 million people in many parts of the world, but mainly in Europe and the Western Hemisphere.
www.historymania.com /american_history/Romania   (1674 words)

  
 List of European cities with alternative names - Biocrawler
This article also lists cities of Turkey, Cyprus, and all the republics of the former Soviet Union.
Cities are listed alphabetically by their current best-known name in English.
Foreign names that are the same as their English equivalents may be listed, to provide an answer to the question "What is that name in..."?.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/List_of_European_cities_with_alternative_names   (4827 words)

  
 Romania : Attractions
Ceausescu tried to have bulldozers destroy much of the French flavor of the ancient city with his grotesque Communist state-inspired architecture, but restoration is underway to recapture some of the old flavor of Bucharest.
Biserica Stavropoleos, Strada Stavropoleos, is uniquely Romanian, the best example of what is known locally as Brancovenese architecture, a curvy style created in both stone and wood and blending late Renaissance with Byzantine motifs.
It is a land of forest-covered mountains, historic villages, fortified churches, and an unspoiled landscape.
www.frommers.com /destinations/print-narrative.cfm?destID=3538&catID=3538010029   (593 words)

  
 ROMANIA - Official Travel and Tourism Information. Travel formalities. Currency exchange.
Some Romanian bottled water is rated the best in the world for purity and taste and is exported to many foreign countries.
Romanians love pets and please don't be surprised or offended if someone you don't know tries to pet your dog or cat without asking permission.
The Romanian Government recently approved legislation that bans smoking in every public place but as in many countries in Eastern Europe smokers have little respect for non-smokers and for smoking laws.
www.romaniatourism.com /info.html   (1307 words)

  
 Attacks on the Press 2004: Europe
The two newspapers are among the few Romanian publications that criticize the government—a situation that might have caused authorities to press the publishers, they said.
According to a survey conducted this summer by the Media Monitoring Agency, 28 percent of all reporters and 60 percent of all editors questioned have been sued for libel at least once.
In October, the Romanian Press Club, a local media watchdog group, protested a decision by the Senate to ban Romania Libera from covering Senate sessions after the paper published an article on alleged sexual misconduct by a Senate administrator.
www.cpj.org /attacks04/europe04/romania.html   (918 words)

  
 Cyanide pollution of the rivers Szamos and Tisza
The polluted water arrived at the Szolnok, one of the potentially threatened cities, where drinking water is directly abstracted from the river and then treated, at 6 p.m.
The city of Szolnok and the inhabitants of the neighbouring settlements (almost 160,000 persons) were primarily endangered because in that part of Hungary the only source of drinking water is the abstracted water from the Tisza.
The Ramsar Forum is an unmoderated mailing list maintained as a service to the public by the Ramsar Convention Bureau in Gland, Switzerland.
www.ramsar.org /forum/forum_hungary_tisza1.htm   (1121 words)

  
 Romania   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The name of Romania (România) comes from Român (which means "Romanian" in the Romanian language, being a derivate of the word "Roman" from Latin).
The Alliance formed a government with the Romanian Humanist Party (Partidul Umanist Roman) now the Conservative Party, which was formerly allied to the Social Democrats, but switched sides, and an ethnic minority rights party, the Democratic Alliance of Hungarians in Romania (Uniunea Democrata a Maghiarilor din Romania), which has participated in government since 1996.
The official language is Romanian, a Romance language of the Italic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages, which are also called Romanic or Romantic languages.
www.comicscomics.com /search.php?title=Romania   (1999 words)

  
 Transylvania triangle train tour - Wikitravel
The tour is triangular in that its "corners" are in Brasov, Oradea and Timisoara, and the journey between these cities occurs in mostly straight lines.
The Romanian Revolution of 1989 started here, in Timisoara, and since then there have been mild problems with the sizeable Hungarian minority, which is a majority in some (generally rural) areas.
However, in recent years the Hungarians and the Romanians have got along with each other like they never have before, and there is very little chance of you encountering any real political or ethnic problems.
wikitravel.org /en/Transylvania_Triangle_Train_Tour   (2209 words)

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