Romania is a country located in southeastern Central Europe,
on the LowerDanube,
north of the Balkan Peninsulaand the north western Black Sea coast.
Romania's surface is 237.500Km2
The population is 22,760,449inhabitants
Romania has a varied landscape:mountains over 2500m, hills,
It has cold winters and hot summers.
Romania is the perfect land of contrasts and paradoxes:
the country of Constantin Brancusi, Eugen Ionesco, Emil
Cioran, Mircea Eliade and Nadia Comaneci, but also of
Dracula and Nicolae Ceausescu.
The Old World of Romania is a vast museum of
ancien heritage and still alive even if only through its
famous painted churches and monasteries , its folk.
art , or its feudal castles in the Carpathian
Mountains. The New World may be embodied by
the Parliament Palace and the subway network in
Bucharest , or by the Wastern styles of life adopted
by Romania” s townsfolk.
Romanian people are of Latin origin like
Italians, French, being the only Roman
people from the East-Europe.
Today the Romanian society is considered
to have appropriated most of the
democratic values .
The political parties alternate to govern
country a formed civil society.
The norms of the Law State are respected.
Is the second biggest building in
the world after the Pentagon
Majestic human creation in the heart of
Peleș Castle is a Neo-
Renaissance castle in the
Carpathian Mountains, near
Sinaia, in on an existing
medieval route linking
Transilvania and Wallachia,
built between 1873 and 1914.
Its inauguration was held in
1883. The castle itself is very
impressive through the riches
it has accumulated: old and
new canvases, old furniture,
weapons, all sort of curios,
everything placed with good
Balea Lake is a
at an altitude of
2040 m, in
We are in a
area on the
is the height
Bears cave (Pestera Ursilor)
Bear Cave is also significant because
140 cave bear skeletons were
discovered on the site in 1983.
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middle of the
country : the
Danube Delta –
It ‘s the youngest land
in Europe , it grows
larger by 40 m of land
every year. The largest
wetland in Europe
with over 1200
species of trees and the
fauna on the continent.
With its central location,
Brașov is a suitable
location from which to
explore Romania, and
the distances to several
(including the Black
Sea resorts, the
monasteries in northern
Moldavia, and the
wooden churches of
Maramures) are similar.
It is also the
largest city in a
The old city is
is best seen by
cable-car to the
top of Tâmpa
Horezu, a small mountain
town, is situated in the south-western
part of the country and is
internationally for a wonderful
tradition, that has been preserved
and passed over from generation:
The landscapes are amazing and
the people’s friendly. These are
the reasons why tourism is the
main preoccupation of the officials
and the local people. It hasn’t got
many people about 7000
inhabitants. Around the town there
are some small but beautiful
Our school Gr. S. “Constantin Brancoveanu”
Horezu is well-equipped and one of the biggest
schools in the region, as over 2000 students
are educated here by 100 teachers and
engineers every year.
The school provides education for both primary
students-who start school at the age of 6 or 7 –
and secondary students-who finish it in their
eighteens or nineteens. Our students study
English and French as foreign languages and
some of them have already been integrated in a
few projects in the past few years.
That is why our school is really interested in
getting involved in other European projects,
as this is a great opportunity for both our
students and our teachers to broaden their
cultural horizon by learning more about other
cultures and other traditions; to understand
the need for better education and equal
opportunities for all students, regardless of
their social or cultural background.
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European Union. The material was realized with the financial
support of the European Commission.