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Romania

  1. 1. Welcome to Romania !<br />
  2. 2. Contents<br />Geography<br />Economy & Politics<br />Largest cities. Bucharest<br />Famous Romanian people<br />Romanian Cuisine<br />
  3. 3. Geography<br />
  4. 4.
  5. 5. Geography<br /><ul><li>located in Southeastern and Central Europe
  6. 6. almost all of the Danube Delta is located within its territory
  7. 7. borders on the Black Sea
  8. 8. shares a border with Hungary and Serbia (W), Ukraine and the Republic of Moldova (NE), Bulgaria (S)</li></li></ul><li>Economy & Politics<br />
  9. 9. Economy & Politics<br /><ul><li>a semi-presidential democratic republic
  10. 10. divided into 41 counties, plus the municipality of Bucharest
  11. 11. 1st January 2007: joined the EU
  12. 12. national currency: LEU (“lion”)</li></li></ul><li>4 lei = 1 €<br />
  13. 13. Largest cities<br />
  14. 14. Iaşi<br />in NE Romania<br />called “The city on seven hills”<br />the social, cultural & academic centre of Moldavia<br />
  15. 15. Cluj-Napoca<br />In NW part of the country<br />considered an informal capital to the historical province of Transylvania<br />it hosts the largest university in the country, Babeş-Bolyai University<br />
  16. 16. Timişoara<br />in the Banatregion of western Romania<br />also known as &quot;The City of Athletes“<br />consideredthe second most prosperous city in Romania<br />
  17. 17. Constanţa<br />the oldest living city in Romania<br />founded around 600 BC<br />located on the Black Sea coast<br />
  18. 18. Bucharest<br />
  19. 19. Bucharest<br />the capital & the largest city<br />located in the SE of the country<br />in the period between the two World Wars, it was nickname the &quot;Little Paris of the East&quot;<br />
  20. 20.
  21. 21. The Palace of the Parliament<br />
  22. 22. The Palace of the Parliament<br />the world&apos;s second largest building (after the Pentagon in Washington)<br />designed by the dictator NicolaeCeauşescu as the seat of political and administrative power<br />he originally called it &quot;the House of the Republic&quot; and it was supposed to be a monument to communism<br />
  23. 23. Arch of Triumph<br />built after Romania gained its independence, so that the victorious troops could march under it.<br />
  24. 24. Athenaeum<br />the city&apos;s main concert hall and home of the &quot;George Enescu&quot; Philharmonic<br />
  25. 25. Famous Romanian people<br />
  26. 26. Gheorghe Hagi<br />former football player<br />regarded as one of the best attacking midfielders in Europe (‘80-’90)<br />nicknamed &quot;The Maradona of the Carpathians&quot;<br />
  27. 27. Ilie Năstase<br />former Romanianprofessional tennis player<br />one of the world&apos;s top players of the 1970s<br />considered one of the most gifted tennis players in history<br />
  28. 28. Nadia Comăneci<br />one of the best-known gymnasts in the world<br />the first ever gymnast to be awarded a perfect score of 10, in an Olympic gymnastic event.<br />
  29. 29. Gheorghe Mureşan<br />retired Romanian professional basketballplayer.<br />tied with Sudaneseplayer ManuteBolas the tallest man (2.31) to ever play in the NBA.<br />
  30. 30. Romanian Cuisine<br />
  31. 31. Sarmale cu mămăligă<br />popular Romanian dish of stuffed cabbage rolls accompanied by a gruel of yellow maze<br />
  32. 32. Mici<br />grilled minced-meat rolls made from beef mixed with pork<br />
  33. 33. Salată de vinete<br />mashed eggplant salad made of grilled, peeled and chopped eggplants, sunflower oil and onion<br />
  34. 34. Cozonac<br />a traditional Romanian sweet bread usually prepared for Easter and Christmas<br />
  35. 35. Thank you !<br />

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