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Atlas Romania

Country (long form)
none
Capital
Bucharest
Total Area
91,699.26 sq mi
237,500.00 sq km
Population
22,411,121 (July 2000 est.)
Estimated Population in 2050
18,340,400
Languages
Romanian, Hungarian, German
Literacy
97.0% total, 98.0% male, 95% female (1992 est.)
Religions
Romanian Orthodox 70%, Roman Catholic 6% (of which 3% are Uniate), Protestant 6%, unaffiliated 18%
Life Expectancy
66.1 male, 73.99 female (2000 est.)
Government Type
republic
Currency
1 leu (L) = 100 bani
GDP (per capita)
$3,900 (1999 est.)
Labor Force (by occupation)
agriculture 36.5%, industry 34.4%, services 29.1% (1994)
Industry
mining, timber, construction materials, metallurgy, chemicals, machine building, food processing, petroleum production and refining
Agriculture
wheat, corn, sugar beets, sunflower seed, potatoes, grapes; milk, eggs, beef
Arable Land
41%
Exports
textiles and footwear 33.4%, metals and metal products 19.1%, machinery and equipment 9.5%, minerals and fuels 6.1% (1998)
Imports
machinery and equipment 23%, fuels and minerals 14.2%, chemicals 8.7%, textiles and footwear 17.1% (1998)
Natural Resources
petroleum (reserves declining), timber, natural gas, coal, iron ore, salt, arable land, hydro power
Current Environmental Issues
soil erosion and degradation; water pollution; air pollution in south from industrial effluents; contamination of Danube delta wetlands
Telephones (main lines in use)
3.84 million (1999)
Telephones (mobile cellular)
52,000 (1999)
Internet Service Providers (ISPs)
30 (1999)