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People

At the 1992 census, Romania had a population of 22,760,449. The 1998 estimated population is 22,395,848, yielding an average population density of 94 persons per sq km (244 per sq mi). The population is 57 percent urban.



Language

Romania's official language is Romanian, a Romance language derived mainly from Latin. Minority languages include Hungarian, German, Turkish, Serbo-Croatian, and Romani (the language of the Roma). English and French are taught in many schools and are the most common second languages spoken in Romania.


Religion
The principal religion of Romania is Christianity. The Romanian Orthodox Church is the largest religious organization in the country, claiming 87 percent of the people as adherents.
Approximately 5 percent of inhabitants (including much of the Hungarian population) belong to the Roman Catholic Church. The country also contains Protestant churches of various denominations and significant numbers of Muslims and Jews.


 

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