Romania

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Romanian Fact 1 (Nov. 28–Dec. 4, 2010)

Romania is a chiefly industrial country, selling machinery and clothing to the rest of the European Union.

Romanian Fact 2 (Dec. 5–Dec. 11, 2010)

Romanian Unification Day was last week, on December 1. It celebrates the creation of Romania, after the unification of Romania and Transylvania, in 1918.

Romanian Fact 3 (Dec. 12–Dec. 18, 2010)

Romania has some of the smallest population growth in the world.  The population is actually dropping at a rate of 0.25% per year.

Romanian Fact 4 (Dec. 19–Dec. 25, 2010)

There are about 3 million more mobile phones in Romania than there are Romanians.

Romanian Fact 5 (Dec. 26, 2010–Jan. 1, 2011)

Romania repealed its draft in 2006, and now has an all-volunteer military.