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Romania is situated in the southeastern part ofCentral Europe and shares borders with Hungary tothe northwest, Serbia to the southwest, Bulgaria tothe south, the Black Sea to the southeast, Ukraine tothe east and to the north and the Republic ofMoldova to the east.
Romania is a semi-parliamentary democracy basedon a bicameral Parliament: the Chamber ofRepresentatives and the Senate. All members of thelegislature are directly elected from Romanias 41 counties. The head of state is the President who is elected byuniversal suffrage, every five years. The Head ofGovernment is the Prime Minister who is nominated bythe President. Romania is a NATO member and has joined theEuropean Union on January 1, 2007.
Romanians are by nature fun loving, warm,hospitable, playful, with an innate sense of humor.Romania is associated with big names in arts andsports: Constantin Brancusi (sculptor) Angela Gheorghiu (opera soprano)
The most famous and beloved football player ever!
Population About 21.700.000 people live in Romania. Ethnic breakdown is 89% Romanian 7.5% Hungarian,1.9% Gypsy, German, Ukrainian, Armenian, Croatian,Serbian and Turkish. More than 55% of Romaniaspopulation lives in towns and cities. There are 263 towns in Romania out of which 25 havea population of more than 100,000 while 8 cities countmore than 300,000 inhabitants. 45 % of Romanians live inrural areas: 2,868 communes and 13,285 villages. The administrative divisions are called "judet"(county).There are 41 counties in Romania. The capital city,Bucharest, has the status of a county.
Main religions in RomaniaEastern Orthodox 78%Greek Catholic 10%Roman Catholic 5%Protestant 5%Unitarian, Jewish, other
Romanian Language Romanian (limba română) is the official languageof Romania. The name Romania, and its derivatives,come from the Latin word Romanus, a legacy ofRoman rulers who took control of ancient Dacia in106 A.D. Romanian retains a number of features of old Latinand also contains many words taken from thesurrounding Slavic languages, as well as fromFrench, Old Church Slavonic, German, Greek andTurkish Romanian is a phonetic language, so wordsare pronounced as they are spelled. A 31-letter Latinalphabet is in use. Literacy rate in Romania is 98%.
The Romanian System of Education The teaching system represents the main subsystem of theeducation system. The structure of the Romanian teachingsystem consists of: Preschool teaching General-compulsoryteaching Primary teaching Secondary – inferior teachingSecondary - superior teaching Vocational schools Post-highschool teaching University teaching. Preschool Teaching General - Compulsory Teaching A. Primary Teaching B. Secondary-Inferior Teaching (Lower Level) Secondary - Superior Teaching ( High school) Vocational Schools Post-High school Teaching (1-3 years) University Teaching ( Superior Teaching)
Bucharest-the capital of RomaniaNicknamed "Little Paris” in the 1900’s, Bucharest, Romaniaslargest city and capital, is today a bustling metropolis. Locatedin the southeast of the country, Bucharest is the capitalmunicipality, cultural, industrial, and financial centre ofRomaniaBucharest offers some excellent attractions, and has, in recentyears, cultivated a sophisticated, trendy, and modernsensibility that many have come to expect from a Europeancapital. Bucharest has been undergoing major modernization
Located in Bucharest, our school has 4140 square metres andwas open in 1991. There are 16 classrooms, 3 labs, a library, a gymand also two Resources Rooms. We are about 34 teachers and 450students. Children study English from the first grade and Frenchfrom the fifth grade. There are optional courses and also semestrialactivities regarding the culture and civilization of other EuropeanCountries and not only.
Despite the modest neighbourhood, our school was places on the eightplace considering students’ results at the national evaluations in our district.They also have great results at Olympiads and contests and we are very proudof them. Most of the teachers are very interested in using modern methods ofteaching and evaluation in order to satisfy the students’ needs and help eachto maximize their potential. Moreover, our educative programms,extracurricular and extraschool activities, a good communication with parentsand students, different trainings we attend help us know and understandbetter our students.
Thank you for alland we are waiting for your visit in Romania! Made by Camelia Badea Conținutul reprezintă responsabilitatea exclusivă a autorului, iar ANPCDEFP și Comisia Europeană nu sunt responsabile pentru conținutul materialului.