Ethnic Communities


Romania is a country in southeastern Europe. It is bordered by Ukraine and Moldova in the northeast; Hungary in the west; Serbia and Bulgaria to the south along the Danube River. Romania has a stretch of sea coast on the Black Sea and the eastern and southern Carpathians mountains run through its center.

Quick Facts

Area: 237,500 sq km

Climate: temperate; cold, cloudy winters with frequent snow and fog; sunny summers with frequent showers and thunderstorms

Terrain: central Transylvanian Basin is separated from the Plain of Moldavia on the east by the Carpathian Mountains and separated from the Walachian Plain on the south by the Transylvanian Alps

Population: 22,329,977 (July 2005 est.)

Religion: denominations) 86.8%, Protestant (various denominations including Reformate and Pentecostal) 7.5%, Roman Catholic 4.7%, other (mostly Muslim) and unspecified 0.9%, none 0.1% (2002 census)

Languages: Romanian (official), Hungarian, German

Community Name

Romanian Community (no formal organisation exists)

Size of Community in Tasmania

There may be as many as 68 Romanians living in Tasmania, however they are heavily integrated into the local community

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Donation to the International Wall of Friendship

 Romania plaque

The Romanian stone was donated by a member of the local Romanian community Gerry Mircea on 13th of September 1993. The stone is made from bertainie dark-grey granite and has a polished face. At the top centre is a small shield bearing the national emblem of Romania in the colours of blue yellow red and white. Below the lettering is engraved first in Romanian and then in English, with the beds left natural.


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International Wall of Friendship Development Committee.

C/- Bellala
GPO Box 920
Hobart TAS 7001

Phone Int. (03) 6270 1200
Phone: +61 3 6270 1200