Romania

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Languages and Cultures
Romania

What languages are spoken in Romania?

The national language is Romanian. About 2 million people speak Hungarian and a small minority speak German.

National Census, March 2002: Total 21 680 974

  • Romanian language 19 736 517
  • Hungarian " 1 443 970
  • Å¢igănească " 237 550 (language of gypsies)
  • Ukrainian " 57 407
  • German " 44 888
  • Russian " 29246
  • Turkish " 28 115
  • Tartarian " 21 272
  • Serbian " 20 411
  • Slovakian " 16 027
  • Bulgarian " 6 735
  • Croatian " 6 355
  • Greek " 4 170
  • Czech " 3 381
  • Polish " 2 690
  • Italian " 2 538
  • Chinese " 2 266
  • Yiddish " 951 (spoken by jews)
  • Armenian " 721
  • Albanian " 469
  • Macedonian " 482
  • Slovenian " 149

Other languages, undeclared, etc. about 15 000

The official language of Romania is Romanian, an Eastern Romance language related to Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Catalan.

Romanian. and English.
Romanian census, March 2002:

* Total population: 21 680 974

* Romanian language: 19 736 517

* Hungarian language: 1 443 970

* Gypsy language: 237 570

* Ukrainian language: 54 407

* German language: 44 888

and other very small groups

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The Romanian language is understood by 99,8 % citizens.
Minority languages are: Hungarian, Gypsy, Ukrainian, German.
Romanian language: approx. 90%
Hungarian language: approx. 6 %
Gypsy language: approx. 1,5 %
Romanian language: 19 736 917

Hungarian language: 1 443 970

Gypsy language: 237 570

Ukrainian language: 57 407

German language: 44 888

and some other minor languages of different ethnic groups.
Romanian language
The official language is the Romanian language.
Romanian language: 21 680 979
Hungarian language: 1 443 970
Gypsy language: 237 570
Ukrainian language: 57 407
German language; 44 888
Russian language: 29 246
Turkish language: 28 115
etc.
Romanian national census, March 2002: Romanian language: 91,03 % Hungarian language: 6,66 % Gipsy language: 1,1 % Ukrainian language: 0,27 % Germaan language: 0,21 % Russian language: 0,13 % Turkish language: 0,13 % etc., the difference from 100 %
The Romanian language is a latin-based language, so it shares characteristics with Italian, Spanish, French and Portuguese. It uses the latin alphabet, with a few extra letters.
The official language of Romania is Romanian.
Romanian
The Romanians speak Romanian. This language is formed from latin (60percent), geto-dacian (20percent), slav languages, eg. Russian (15percent) and 5percent other influences. It was first defined in the 12th centrury.

After Mihai Dinu - "Personalitatea limbii române":

latin words approx. 62 %, old slavonic words approx. 15 %, uncertain origin approx. 1,5 %, unknown origin approx. 2, 5%, Hungarian and french words appox. 1,7 % each, greek words approx. 1,5 %, bulgarian words approx. 1,5 %, albanian words aprox. 1,5 %, bulgarian and serbian words approx. 1,2 % each, Turkish words approx. 0,5 %; we know also about 250 dacian words.

Most Romanians speak Romanian as their first language. There is also a quite large Hungarian-speaking minority and also a very small German-speaking minority (which was once much bigger). These minorities also speak Romanian.
The official language in Romania is the Romanian language (a language of Latin [Romanic] origin); the Romanian language is the mother language for more than

93 % of the population.
1. Romanian language - approx. 92 %

2. Hungarian language - approx. 6, 5 %

3. Gypsy language - approx. 1,5 %

4. Ukrainian language - approx. 0,3 %

5. German language - approx. 0,15 %

More exact results (from the census - October 2011) in May 2012.
Romanian language (a language from the Latin or Romanic group).
Languages spoken in Romania, after the Romanian census, March 2002:

Total - 21 680 974

Romanian - 19 736 517

Hungarian - 1 443 970

Gypsy - 237 570

Ukrainian - 57 407

German - 44 888

Russian - 29 246

Turkish - 28 115

Tartarian - 21 272

Serbian - 20 411

Slowakian - 16 027

Bulgarian - 6 735

Croatian - 6 355

Greek - 4 170

Czech - 3 381

Polish - 2 690

Italian - 2 531

Chinese - 2 266

Yiddish - 951

Armenian - 724

others and nondeclared - 15 751

The next census: October 2011.


The Romanian people speak the Romanian language (a language of Latin origin).
Romanian
romanian
romanian
The officialy language in Romania is the Romanian language. Also this language is the mother language of approx. 93 % persons in Romania.


The official language is the Romanian language, a language of Latin origin.
Romanian
The official language of Romania is the Romanian language (mother language for more than 90 % of the inhabitants).
I think the main languages taught there is Romanian and English.
The Romanian language
romanian of course, altough there are a lot of people who speak Hungarian, too.actually, it' a bit annoying to hear so much Hungarian
91% of Romanian people speak Romanian.

6.7% speak Hungarian

1.1% speak Romany

There are many ethnic groups in Romania. In addition to the Hungarians and Roma, there are inhabitants whose mother tongues include German, Turkish, Crimean Tatar, Greek, Croatian, Ukrainian and Serbian, and doubtless some whose first language is English.

For more information see Related links below.
The official language in Romania is the Romanian language.
Romanian language (a language from the Latin or Romanic group).
Romanian language
The Romanian language
The Romanian language is of Latin (Romanic) origin.
The officialy language in Romania is the Romanianlanguage.
The Romanian language is the mother language for approx. 92 % of the inhabitants of Romania.
This language is the Romanian language.
Romanian language
The Romanian language is the mother language of more than 92 % of the Romanian citizens; the Romanian language is understood by more than 99 % of the inhabitants.


Romanian language
Romanian
The principal language is the Romanian language - spoken by more than 90 % persons.
They speak in Romania the Romanian language (of Latin origin).
The official language in Romania is the Romanian language.
The official language (and the mother language for more than 90 % of the Romanian citizens) is the Romanian language.
The official language is the Romanian language, known by more than 99 % from the inhabitants.
After the Romanian National Census Book (March 2002): Romanian language, 91 %.
Romanian, an Eastern romance language related to Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Catalan.
Romanian language (for more than 90 % inhabitants is the mother language).
The Romanian language is the mother language of more than 92 % of the Romanian citizens; the Romanian language is understood by more than 99 % of the inhabitants.
The official language in Romania is the Romanian language; for more than 90 % of population this is the mother language.
The official language is the Romanian language: approx. 90 %; also Hungarian (approx. 6 %), Gypsy (approx. 2 %) and some other minor languages.
The Romanian language is official.
The Romanian language is official.
Languages spoken in Romania, after the Romanian census, March 2002:

Total - 21 680 974

Romanian - 19 736 517

Hungarian - 1 443 970

Gypsy - 237 570

Ukrainian - 57 407

German - 44 888

Russian - 29 246

Turkish - 28 115

Tartarian - 21 272

Serbian - 20 411

Slowakian - 16 027

Bulgarian - 6 735

Croatian - 6 355

Greek - 4 170

Czech - 3 381

Polish - 2 690

Italian - 2 531

Chinese - 2 266

Yiddish - 951

Armenian - 724

others and nondeclared - 15 751
91 % - Romanian language

6 % - Hungarian language

1,1% - Gypsy language
Languages in Romania (Romanian census, March 2002):

Total population: 21 680 974

Romanian language: 19 736 517

Hungarian language: 1 443 970

Gypsy language: 237 570

Ukrainian language: 57 407

German language: 44 888

and other minor languages
After the data from the census of March 2002:

1. Romanian 19 737 517

2. Hungarian 1 443 970

3. Gypsy language 237 570

4. Ukrainian 57 407

4. German 44 888

5. Russian 29 246

6. Turkish 28 115

7. Tatarian 21 272

8. Serbian 20 411

and others

Data from the census of October 2011 were not published until now because the census was not seroius.
Romanian language: 19 736 917; the Romanian language is the official language.

Hungarian language: 1 443 970

Gypsy language: 237 570

Ukrainian language: 57 407

German language: 44 888

and some other minor languages of different ethnic groups.

Some peoples understand French, English, Russian, Spanish, Italian.


The official language in Romania is the Romanian language; the Romanian language is the mother language for more than 93 % of the population.

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Shopping
Romania

Where is the largest shopping mall in Bucharest?

Calea Victoriei street with many luxury brands.

Other:

AFI Palace Cotroceni

Timisoara Blv., close to Cotroceni Palace.

Baneasa Shopping City

Carrefour Feeria Complex - Baneasa Bucharest

Plaza Romania

Bulevardul Timisoara 26

Unirea Shopping Center

Piata Unirii 1

City Mall

Sos. Oltenitei 2

Liberty Center Mall

5th Distric, Bucharest

Fashion House Outlet Center

Militari area, A1 highway exit, km 13

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Hamburgers

How much does a hamburger cost in Romania?

In popular fast food restaurants in Romania, usually 2€ or more.

Currency converter says 2€ is...

  • $2.68 in USA
  • $2.70 in Australia
  • $2.69 in Canada
  • £1.70 in UK
  • $3.50 in New Zealand
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Distances and Travel Times
Romania

How many miles from Massachusetts to Romania?

Boston - Bucharest: approx. 7 250 km (4 530 miles)

It is approx. 7,218.30 km.

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Romania

Dorul comentariu literar de lucian blaga?

yeas

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Romania

How do you say how much is this in Romania?

How much is it ? (en) = Cît costă ? or Cît face ? [ro]

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What types of animals does Romania have?

Birds and fish, mammals and insects, amphibians, reptiles, etc.

For a list of mammals see the link bellow.

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Weddings
Romania
Romani Language and Culture

How much does a sondra celli romania gypsy wedding dress cost?

She has said in interviews that the average gypsy spends between $5K and $9K on a wedding gown. She adds that if the groom comes into more money during the process, the bride will add more to the dress.

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Vampires

Do Romanians believe in vampires?

Yes and no. As in any country, there will be some people who believe in vampires and others who don't.

But there's a historical person around whom some vampire stories circulate. He was Vlad III [c. 1431-December 1476], Prince of Walachia. Walachia is part of modern day Romania. The prince was nicknamed 'Vlad the Impaler'. Indeed, he was known for impaling his enemies and those whose behaviors and beliefs didn't fit in with his. Stories spread at the time that he liked to drink his victims' blood.

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Germany in WW2
United States of America
Romania
Panama Canal
Louis Tomlinson
United States

How do you move from America to Romania?

by plane, ca. 15 hours

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Romania

What items have been invented by Romanians?

The jet engine was created by romanians.

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Romania

Does Romania belongs to the Baltic states region?

No, Romania is a Danubian country in the South East of Europe.

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Romania

How do you pronounce gheorghe?

After Wikipedia: Gheorghe is a http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Romanian_languagename, the "gh" signifying the hard g sound.

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Roman Empire

Did the Romans invade Romania?

Yes, it is true that the Romans invaded Dacia which comprises much of the country now known as Romania.

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Romania
United Kingdom

Ce limba se vorbeste in Anglia?

Limba engleză este limba oficială; în Wales şi în ins. Man se vorbeşte şi galeza, în Irlanda de nord şi irlandeza, iar în Scoţia mai există cîţiva vorbitori de scoţiană.

Limbile galeză, irlandeză şi scoţiană precum şi limba bretonă (în Franţa) sunt limbi de origine celtică.

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Romania

List of common jobs in Romania?

  • Unemployed
  • Electrician
  • Business man
  • Professor
  • Waiter
  • Seller
  • Online games Player
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Romania

Why are Romanian homes made out of straw?

Romanian buildings are usually made of steel reinforced concrete. Some homes are made of brick. Office buildings have steel-glass facades. In very isolated hamlets, some homes have roofs made of straw.

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Religion & Spirituality
Romania
Mosque

Is there a mosque that performs Friday prayer in Ploiesti Romania?

Not mentioned at: http://www.muftiyat.ro/index.php?option=com_content&task=blogsection&id=7&Itemid=41

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Romania

A map of Transylvania?

TOTAL 100,000% ROMÂNIA MOLDOVA MARE.RO

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Who are the coach of team Steaua Bucharest?

Laurentiu Regenkamp

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Uranium

How big is Romania's uranium production?

The uranium production of Romania is now modest: probably not more than 200 t/year (as metal). The production of nuclear fuel for the Cernavoda Nuclear Power Plant is also approx. 200 t/year as sintered uranium dioxide.

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Romania

What is the capital of Romania?

The capital of Romania is Bucharest (in the Romanian language - BucureÅŸti).

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What does Romania the country buy from other countries and what does it sell to other countries?

Imports: aliments, toys, petrol, clothes, electronics, makeup, etc.

Exports: nontoxic toys, aliments, and many other things.

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Rules of the Road
Romania

Which side of the road does Romania drive on?

The right side, just like the rest of Continental Europe does.

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Translations
Romania

How do you say good morning in transylvania?

buna dimineata!

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