limba română
Pronounce [roˈmɨnə]
Country Romania, Moldova
Ethnicity Romanians (incl. Moldovans)
24–26 million (2016)
Second language: 4 million
L1+L2 speakers: 28–30 million
Early form
Latin (Romanian alphabet)
Cyrillic (Transnistria only)
Romanian Braille
AreaMoldavian in Moldova northeast; Muntenian in Muntenia, or Wallachia southeast; other dialects north and west, including Transylvania. Also in Australia, Azerbaijan, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Mozambique, Russian Federation (Europe), Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United States, Uzbekistan.
Language Sites
ISO 639-1 ro
ISO 639-2 rum (B)
ron (T)
ISO 639-3 ron
Glottolog roma1327
Map Roumanophone World.png
Blue: region where Romanian is the dominant language. Green: areas with a notable minority of Romanian speakers.
Idioma rumano.PNG
Distribution of the Romanian language in Romania, Moldova and surroundings.
Type Date Title Vernacular ID Links