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Romania

Romania is the eighth largest country of Europe. It lies at the intersection of the Central and the Southeastern Europe bordering the Black sea. Its capital city is Bucharest, which is the eighth largest city of Europe. Romania gained the status of a People’s Republic in the year 1947. Romania was under a lot of political suppression during its initial years of authoritarian government. It saw its worst economic problems and the living standards of its people were at its minimum. The 1989 Romanian Revolution removed this government and accepted democracy as their constitution. Since then Romania has seen positive growth in their economy and follows a semi-presidential republic.

Romania has a multi-party democratic system. During the elections, every party has the right to compete for a seat. The constitutional power has been divided between the legislative, executive and the judiciary bodies. The executive functions are performed by both the president and the government led by the prime minister. The presidential term lasts for five years after which a new president is elected. The president has the responsibility of choosing the prime minister, and the prime minister is in charge of choosing the council of ministers. The legislative body of the government is the Parliament and its members and the judiciary body is made of the Supreme Court and the tribunal courts.

Romania’s rich natural resources and historical heritages are the main attraction for the tourists. Tourism is the second largest contributor to the state treasury after commerce. Romania is the fourth largest visited country in the world with over 20 million people visiting it every year. The main attractions of Romania include the Black sea resorts, the Carpathian Mountains, heritage sites and the Danube delta. The Black sea beach is one of the longest sea beaches in the world. During low tides, you can travel miles into the sea. There are beautiful vineyards and mountains lining the beach. There are medieval castles and fortresses that belong to the 14th century, the most popular being the Corvinesti Castle which used to be a strong hold of the Roman empire. There are several national parks, which are home to many species of wild animals.

All the transportation facilities are taken care by the Ministry of Transport, Romania. All the roads, and other transport mediums are being maintained to meet the market economy. It has a well linked network of rail road services and has 17 commercial airports, most of which are used for international airways. Travelling by air is the best way to reach Romania. Direct flights are available from every major city to Romania. If you live outside Europe then direct flights may or may not be available. But if you can travel to the any other major city of Europe then you can certainly catch a direct flight from then on. Bus services are provided by Eurolines and other operators.

The Romanian railway network is an integrated part of the European rail service. The European rail pass is acceptable all over Europe. If you could avail one then you need not pay for the train service. You can find a train to Romania or a station close to Romania from any station located in Europe. To increase tourism, Romania has been providing special train fares for international traffic. If you live close to Romania then the bus would be the cheapest and quickest option for you. It might not be as comfortable as the train service, so the ultimate choice will belong to you. Travelling by car is fun and it allows you to make any final moment changes to you plans. If you are not in a hurry to reach your destination then car travelling can be a suitable choice for you.

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