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Romania: Country in Europe
Romania is a country at the confluence of Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe. It borders Bulgaria to the south, Ukraine to the north, Hungary to the west, Serbia to the southwest, Moldova to the east and the Black Sea to the southeast. It has a predominantly temperate-continental climate, and an area of 238,397 km2 (92,046 sq mi), with a population of around 19 million. Romania is the twelfth-largest country in Europe, and the sixth-most populous member state of the European Union. Its capital and largest city is Bucharest; other major urban areas include Cluj-Napoca, Timișoara, Iași, Constanța, Craiova, Brașov, and Galați.

The Black Sea predators helping local fishing communities thrive [Video]

The Black Sea predators helping local fishing communities thrive

The invasive veined Rapa whelk has devastated bottom-dwelling populations of the Black Sea. This predator may threaten coastal waters all around Europe whilst also offering valuable employment in..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 08:00Published

COVID-19: Cases fall in the Netherlands and UK, while Italy and Romania push vaccines [Video]

COVID-19: Cases fall in the Netherlands and UK, while Italy and Romania push vaccines

Some countries in Europe are seeing their number of COVID-19 cases fall, while others fear a fourth wave of infections is underway.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:59Published

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A parliament election in Romania scheduled for late November or early December might not take place this year unless the new coronavirus spread is contained, President Klaus Iohannis said on Tuesday.
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