Romania is a country on the western shores of the Black Sea; except for Dobruja, it is located north of the Balkan Peninsula. It is a country of great natural beauty and diversity and a rich cultural heritage, including a variety of ethnic, linguistic, and confessional groups.
Bucharest is Romania's capital and largest city, as well as the most important industrial and commercial center of the country.
Muntenia is a region in southern Romania. Mountainous North Wallachian Plain
Iaşi is the second city of Romania after Bucharest, the national capital, both in terms of population and also in cultural, historical and academic terms.
Moldavia is a region in north-eastern Romania, sharing a border with Moldova and Ukraine.
Brașov is a mountain resort city in Transylvania, Romania.
For the purpose of this article, Banat is a region in western Romania.
Cluj-Napoca, Kolozsvár or Klausenburg is the capital of Cluj county and the unofficial capital of the historical region of Transylvania.
Dobruja is a region in south-eastern Romania, between the Danube and the Black Sea.
Constanța is a coastal Black Sea town in southern part of Northern Dobruja, Romania, the second most important city in the country and, during summer, a somewhat touristic city.
Crișana is a region in western Romania. It consists of the counties of Arad, Bihor and Sălaj.
Transylvania is the largest region of Romania and probably the best known one.
Maramureş is a region in north-western Romania. The Romanian part of the historical Maramureş is a rather small region consisting of Maramures County and Satu Mare County.
Râșnov is a town in Transylvania, Romania. It is located in the touristic county Brasov.
Southern Bukovina is the part of historical Bukovina now in Romania.
Piatra Neamţ is a city in eastern Romania, located in the mountainous part of Moldavia.
Oltenia is a region of Romania. It consists of the counties of Dolj, Gorj, Valcea, and the eastern part of Mehedinti.
Timişoara is a university city and industrial center in western Romania.
Oradea is one the few undiscovered gems of Romania's tourism.
A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles. - Tim Cahill
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