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Flag of Romania

Name: Tricolorul
Use: National flag and ensign
Proportion: 2:3
Adopted: 26 June 1848
24 April 1867
27 December 1989
Design: A vertical tricolor of blue, yellow, and red
The national flag of Romania (Romanian: drapelul României) is a tricolor with vertical stripes, beginning from the flagpole: blue, yellow and red. It has a width-length ratio of 2:3.

The Constitution of Romania provides that "The flag of Romania is tricolor; the colors are arranged vertically in the following order from the flagpole: blue, yellow, red". The proportions, shades of color as well as the flag protocol were established by law in 1994 and extended in 2001.

The flag is coincidentally very similar to the civil flag of Andorra and the state flag of Chad. The similarity with Chad's flag, which differs only in having a darker shade of blue (indigo rather than cobalt), has caused international discussion. In 2004, Chad asked the United Nations to examine the issue, but then-president of Romania Ion Iliescu announced no change would occur to the flag. The flag of Moldova is related to the Romanian tricolor, except it has a 1:2 ratio, a lighter shade of blue, a slightly different tint of yellow, and the Moldovan coat of arms in the middle. The civil ensign of Belgium uses black rather than blue.

România (Romanian)
Flag of Romania
Coat of arms
Anthem: "Deșteaptă-te, române!"
(English: "Awaken thee, Romanian!")
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Location of Romania (dark green)

– in Europe (green & dark grey)
– in the European Union (green) – [Legend]

and largest city
44°25′N 26°06′E / 44.417°N 26.100°E / 44.417; 26.100
Official languages Romanian
Recognised minority
Ethnic groups
  • 88.9% Romanians
  • 6.1% Hungarians
  • 3.3% Roma
  • 0.2% Ukrainians
  • 0.2% Germans
Demonym(s) Romanian
Government Unitary semi-presidential
• President
Klaus Iohannis
• Prime Minister
Viorica Dăncilă
Legislature Parliament
• Upper house
• Lower house
Chamber of Deputies
Establishment history
• First Romanian polities
9th century / 1247
• Principality of Wallachia
• Principality of Moldavia
c. 1360
• Principality of Transylvania
• First common rule under Michael the Brave
• United Principalities
24 January 1859
• Independence from
the Ottoman Empire
9 May 1877 / 1878
• Kingdom of Romania
14 March 1881
• Greater Romania
1918 / 1920
• Total
238,397 km2 (92,046 sq mi) (81st)
• Water (%)
• 2019 estimate
Decrease 19,518,117 (59th)
• 2011 census
20,121,641 (58th)
• Density
84.4/km2 (218.6/sq mi) (117th)
GDP (PPP) 2019 estimate
• Total
$541.807 billion (41st)
• Per capita
$27,753 (55th)
GDP (nominal) 2019 estimate
• Total
$244.158 billion (48th)
• Per capita
$12,506 (62nd)
Gini (2017) Positive decrease 35.9
HDI (2017) Increase 0.811
very high · 52nd
Currency Romanian Leu (RON)
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
• Summer (DST)
Date format (AD)
Driving side right
Calling code +40
Patron saint Saint Andrew
ISO 3166 code RO
Internet TLD .ro
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