Romania is located in the southeastern part of Central Europe and with an area of 237,502 sq. km and a population of 19,350,000 is second largest country in the perimeter, after Poland.
The entire Romanian territory is divided between mountains, hills and plains. High mountains, wide sandy beaches and an incredible bio diverse wetland, Danube Delta will enchant you with its beauty. Romania has a diversed flora and fauna. Here can be found over 3,700 species of plants and 33,792 species of animals.
Romania is well known for its important cultural heritage: medieval towns, fortified churches, painted monasteries, wooden masterpieces and ancient Dacian ruins.
Several architectural monuments have been approved by UNESCO to be a part of the World Cultural Heritage. Walking through sites like these will show you a clearer image of Romania's History, artistic wealth and folk traditions.
Romania's UNESCO World Heritage Sites:
- Churches of Moldavia
- Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie Mountains
- Historic Centre of Sighisoara
- Monastery of Horezu
- Villages with Fortified Churches in Transylvania
- Wooden Churches of Maramures
Except the cultural sites, Romania also has a natural teritory, officially UNESCO Biosphere Reserve: Danube Delta. The Danubian waters flow into the Black Sea, and form the largest and best preserved of Europe's deltas. The Danube Delta hosts over 300 species of birds as well as 45 freshwater fish species in its numerous lakes and marshes.