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, republic (2015 est. pop. 19,877,000), 91,699 sq mi (237,500 sq km), SE Europe. It borders on Hungary in the northwest, on Serbia in the southwest, on Bulgaria in the south, on the Black Sea in the southeast, on Moldova in the northeast, and on
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, Rumania, Roumania
a republic in SE Europe, bordering on the Black Sea: united in 1861; became independent in 1878; Communist government set up in 1945; became a socialist republic in 1965; a more democratic regime was installed after a revolution in 1989. It consists chiefly of a great central arc of the Carpathian Mountains and Transylvanian Alps, with the plains of Walachia, Moldavia, and Dobriya on the south and east and the Pannonian Plain in the west. Official language: Romanian. Religion: Romanian Orthodox (Christian) majority. Currency: leu. Capital: Bucharest. Pop.: 22 280 000 (2004 est.). Area: 237 500 sq. km (91 699 sq. miles)
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Most of the fifty million Ukrainian people are to be found in Russia (the Ukrainian Soviet Republic), but some six or eight millions are in Poland, more than a million in Roumania, half a million in Carpathia and another half million in the Crimea.
The French have risen to the challenge but at the cost of denuding France itself of key industries and abandoning a skilled workforce since, man hour for man hour, it costs much more to produce almost anything in France than it does in, say, Roumania. Their major industries, like power generation, defence and transport, are second to none and highly competitive, but they are also icons of Frenchness, indissociable from the image of what France is, and the race between pride and the hard-nosed calculations of economic expediency is a costly one, rather as the owner of a stately home might find who is saddled with the problem of subsidising its magnificence.
(29.) Mrs [Mary Adelaide] Walker, Eastern Life and Scenery with Excursions in Asia Minor, Mytilene, Crete, and Roumania, 2 vols.
She thus accompanied people like Professor Francik, a renowned Prussian violinist reportedly favoured by the nobility of Roumania and Austria, when he performed in Hobart.
IN CONWY, ten street parties are being held: Kings Road, Llandudno, Woodlands Avenue, Rhos on Sea; Parc Tudur, Kinmel Bay; Roumania Drive, Llandudno; Gethin Terrace, Betws-y-Coed; Ffordd Dewi, Llandudno; Waun Road, Glanwydden, Penrhyn Bay; Maes Myrddin, Llanrwst; Rose Hill, Old Colwyn; Erw Wen, Abergele.
2), contains many of the usual suspects: Sarah Bernhardt, Queen Marie of Roumania, King Zog of Albania, Greta Garbo, Josephine Baker, Pierre Loft and, of course, Agatha Christie, author of Murder on the Orient Express.
(2) Faculty for Biology, University of Bucharest, 95, Splaiul Independentei Street, Bucharest, Roumania
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The 1925 Technical Experts Report noted that, since the conclusion of the First World War, 'treaties were concluded between certain of the Austro-Hungarian Succession States among themselves or between them and neighbouring States.' It mentioned the 1921 treaties by the German Empire with Austria and Czechoslovakia, the 1921 treaty between Austria and Czechoslovakia, the treaties by Hungary with Roumania in 1923 and with Czechoslovakia in 1922, and the 1923 treaty by the German Reich with seven Swiss cantons: at 11-12.
Those include "Stivali e Colbacco," "Troubled Friends," "Roumania" and a demo of "60 Revolutions."
Belgium, Roumania [sic], and other small nations, but who, when it comes to the question of applying the very principles of which he is such an ardent champion to Ireland, cannot find words strong enough to give vent to his disapproval of such a course.