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Romania

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Romania
World Vision in Eastern Europe: Romania 

Romania, in southeastern Europe has the European Union’s longest river, the Danube, which flows along the southern border with Bulgaria. Romania also has one of the largest areas of undisturbed forest in Europe and the largest population of brown bears.

See the communities World Vision works with in Romania:

1. Valcea Go to Communtiy page 2. Dolj Go to Communtiy page    
Romania National Map

FAST FACTS COMPARISON

Country Mortality Rate
Under Age 5
Mortality Rate
Life Expectancy
Life
Expectancy
Safe Water
Access to
Safe Water
Average Income
Average
Income
Schoool Enrollment
School
Enrollment
Literacy
Literacy
Rate
Land Mass
Land
Mass
Population
Population
 
Canada 6/1000 81 Years 100% $76,600 99% 99% 9,984,670 34,300,083
 
Romania 13/1000 74 Years 88% $7,841 96% 98% 92,043 4,228,000


Country Challenges Geography & People
  • Children and youth under age 24 make up more than 40 percent of Romania's impoverished population.
  • More than seven percent of the workforce is unemployed
  • About a quarter of Romanians live below the poverty line
  • Access to basic medications and medical supplies is an ongoing challenge for many Romanians in need

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