This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This presentation reflects the views only of the a...
 
 
Capital:  Bucharest Official language:  Romanian Republic National day:  1 st   of December Currency:  Romanian leu (RON) ...
History   <ul><li>The oldest modern human remains in Europe were discovered in the “Cave with Bones” in present day in Rom...
<ul><li>The earliest written evidence of people living in the territory of the present-day Romania comes from Herodotus in...
<ul><li>Dacians, widely accepted as part of the Getae, were a branch of Thracians that inhabited Dacia (corresponding to R...
<ul><li>The Dacians were eventually defeated by the Roman Empire under Emperor Traian. </li></ul><ul><li>The Romans heavil...
<ul><li>After centuries of social, political and military turmoil, the Kingdom of Romania emerged when the principalities ...
<ul><li>At the end of World War I Transylvania, Bukovina and Bessarabia united with the Kingdom of Romania.  </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>By the end of the World War II, many north-eastern areas of Romania's territories were occupied by the Soviet Unio...
<ul><li>With the fall of the Iron Curtain and the 1989 Revolution, Romania began to transition towards democracy and a cap...
<ul><li>After a decade of post-revolution economic problems, extensive reforms fostered economic recovery and Romania join...
Sightseeing Romania
House of Parliament Bucharest
The Arch of Triumph Bucharest
The Athenaeum Bucharest
The Council Tower Sibiu
Peles Castle Sinaia
The Medieval Festival in Sighisoara
The Dome Timisoara
Brasov, a medieval city
Bran Castle
Carpathians Mountains
Toaca Peak (1900 m) – Durau Carpathians Mountains
Olt River
‘ The Sphinx’ Bucegi Mountains
Balea Lake
Slanic Moldova resort
Moeciu
Poiana Brasov resort
Retezat Mountains Bucura Lake
The Black Sea
Sturgeon on the Danube
Swans from Danube Delta
Gura Portitei in the Danube Delta
Water lilies
Putna Monastery
Barsana Monastery
Wheat field
Countryside
<ul><li>Realized by the pupils of School number 1, Bicaz, Romania, for the Comenius Project “How schoolchildren can contri...
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Romania

  1. 1. This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This presentation reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.
  2. 4. Capital: Bucharest Official language: Romanian Republic National day: 1 st of December Currency: Romanian leu (RON) Area: 238,391 km2 Population: 21.524.042
  3. 5. History <ul><li>The oldest modern human remains in Europe were discovered in the “Cave with Bones” in present day in Romania. </li></ul><ul><li>The remains are approximately 42,000 years old and as Europe’s oldest remains of “Homo sapiens” they may represent the first people who had entered the continent. </li></ul>
  4. 6. <ul><li>The earliest written evidence of people living in the territory of the present-day Romania comes from Herodotus in book IV of his “Histories” written 440 BCE. </li></ul><ul><li>Herein he writes that the tribal confederation of the Getae were defeated by the Persian Emperor Darius the Great during his campaign against the Scythians. </li></ul>
  5. 7. <ul><li>Dacians, widely accepted as part of the Getae, were a branch of Thracians that inhabited Dacia (corresponding to Romania, Moldova and Northern Bulgaria). </li></ul><ul><li>The Dacian kingdom reached its maximum expansion during King Burebista, around 82 BC. </li></ul>
  6. 8. <ul><li>The Dacians were eventually defeated by the Roman Empire under Emperor Traian. </li></ul><ul><li>The Romans heavily colonized the province, brought with them Vulgar Latin and started a period of intense romanization (giving birth to Romanian language and Romanian people). </li></ul>
  7. 9. <ul><li>After centuries of social, political and military turmoil, the Kingdom of Romania emerged when the principalities of Moldavia and Wallachia were united under Prince Alexandru Ioan Cuza in 1859. </li></ul><ul><li>Independence from the Ottoman Empire was declared on May 9, 1877. </li></ul>
  8. 10. <ul><li>At the end of World War I Transylvania, Bukovina and Bessarabia united with the Kingdom of Romania. </li></ul><ul><li>Greater Romania emerged into an era of progression and prosperity that would continue until World War II. </li></ul>
  9. 11. <ul><li>By the end of the World War II, many north-eastern areas of Romania's territories were occupied by the Soviet Union, and Romania forcibly became a socialist republic and a member of the Warsaw Pact. </li></ul>
  10. 12. <ul><li>With the fall of the Iron Curtain and the 1989 Revolution, Romania began to transition towards democracy and a capitalist market economy. </li></ul>
  11. 13. <ul><li>After a decade of post-revolution economic problems, extensive reforms fostered economic recovery and Romania joined NATO on 29 March 2004 and the European Union on 1 January 2007. </li></ul>
  12. 14. Sightseeing Romania
  13. 15. House of Parliament Bucharest
  14. 16. The Arch of Triumph Bucharest
  15. 17. The Athenaeum Bucharest
  16. 18. The Council Tower Sibiu
  17. 19. Peles Castle Sinaia
  18. 20. The Medieval Festival in Sighisoara
  19. 21. The Dome Timisoara
  20. 22. Brasov, a medieval city
  21. 23. Bran Castle
  22. 24. Carpathians Mountains
  23. 25. Toaca Peak (1900 m) – Durau Carpathians Mountains
  24. 26. Olt River
  25. 27. ‘ The Sphinx’ Bucegi Mountains
  26. 28. Balea Lake
  27. 29. Slanic Moldova resort
  28. 30. Moeciu
  29. 31. Poiana Brasov resort
  30. 32. Retezat Mountains Bucura Lake
  31. 33. The Black Sea
  32. 34. Sturgeon on the Danube
  33. 35. Swans from Danube Delta
  34. 36. Gura Portitei in the Danube Delta
  35. 37. Water lilies
  36. 38. Putna Monastery
  37. 39. Barsana Monastery
  38. 40. Wheat field
  39. 41. Countryside
  40. 42. <ul><li>Realized by the pupils of School number 1, Bicaz, Romania, for the Comenius Project “How schoolchildren can contribute to keeping our planet green and clean” </li></ul>

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