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or Wallachia
, historic region (29,568 sq mi/76,581 sq km), S Romania. The Transylvanian Alps separate it in the NW from Transylvania and the Banat; the Danube separates it from Serbia in the west, Bulgaria in the south, and N Dobruja in the east; in the
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one of the peoples constituting the Rumanian nation.

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The constitution recognizes in its Preamble the "Albanians, Turks, Vlachs, Romanies and other nationalities living in the Republic of Macedonia" as "co existing with the Macedonian people".
Today, Krusevo has approximately 6,000 inhabitants-Macedonians, Vlachs, Albanians, Bosniaks, Turks and Serbs.
Romania has no intention of blocking Serbia's EU candidacy status, despite what it perceives as problems with the Vlach minority in the country.
Citizens of the Republic of Macedonia, the Macedonian people, as well as the citizens that live within its borders, who are part of the Albanian people, Turkish people, Vlach people, Serb people, Roma people, the Bosniak people, and others .
From one side are Bitolians (ethnic Macedonians, Turks, Vlachs, Romanies, Albanians.
At that time, the population was very mixed, comprising of a variety of different ethnic and linguistic groups (Macedonians, Greeks, Bulgarians, Vlachs, Turks, Albanians, Jews, etc).
The Union for Culture of Vlachs in Macedonia said in Macedonia there was no longer a place for this ethnic group, because PM Gruevski's Government was destroying Fersped, the company in which many Vlach families worked and who may now be left jobless and without any social benefits.
The Vlachs or Aromani lived mostly in the Pindus area and in several trading centers.
Jules Verne's Le Chateau des Carpathes, set in Transylvania and juxtaposing superstition with advanced technology, defends the cause of the oppressed Vlachs in that region.
Other minorities included the Roma, the Egyptian community (an ethnic group similar to the Roma that does not speak the Roma language), Vlachs, and Macedonians.
By contrast, the presence of Vlachs north of the Danube is attested by an eleventh-century rune-stone from the Sjonhem cemetery on the island of Gotland in the Baltic Sea.
The authors characterize the musical repertoire of zurnadauli ensembles as an eclectic mix which can serve all of these groups (local Greeks, Roma, Slavic-speaking Macedonians, Bulgarians, Vlachs, Greek speakers from Thrace, Pontic Greeks, etc.