Flag of Romania (GIF)



The national flag of Romania (Romanian: drapelul României) is a tricolor flag consisting of three vertical stripes of blue, yellow, and red starting from the flagpole. The colors of the flag represent freedom (blue), justice (yellow), and brotherhood (red). The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 2:3, and the flag was adopted on December 27, 1989. Also, the Romanian flag's colors coincidentally resemble the flags of Andorra and Chad.

The blue shield on its coat of arms features an eagle, symbolizing courage, determination, strength, and magnificence. The eagle carries an Orthodox cross in its beak and a mace and a sword in its claws, symbolizing sovereignty. On the shield on the eagle's chest are the symbols of the country's historical provinces and two dolphins, symbolizing the country's Black Sea coast.

The Romania flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Romania is a sovereign state at the crossroads of central, eastern, and southeastern Europe. Its capital is Bucharest, and its population is about 19.12 million (2021). According to its land and sea borders, it borders with Bulgaria, Hungary, Moldova, Russia, Serbia, and Ukraine.

The waving flag of Romania with its coat of arms (unofficial)
COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Bucharest
Other major cities:Cluj-Napoca,
Timișoara
Official language:Romanian
Region:Eastern Europe
Ethnic groups:88.9% Romanians,
6.1% Hungarians,
3.3% Romani,
0.2% Ukrainians,
0.2% Germans
Religions:81% Orthodox,
5.1% Catholicism,
6.2% Protestantism,
1.5% Other,
0.2% Not religious,
6% Unknown
Nationality name:Romanian
Area:238,397 km²
(92,046 sq mi)
Population:19.12 million (2021)
Currency:Romanian Leu
Country codes:RO, ROU (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.ro
Calling code:+40
Flag emoji code:🇷🇴


Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Romania (Romanian: Drapelul și stema României), GIF

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