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5 themes of geography; Romania

I will demonstrate my understanding of the 5 themes of geography by presenting on a country on Europe.

Robin Mullican

on 20 December 2012

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The 5 themes of Geography: Romania
By: Chelsey Ann Abad
Period 7 Religion: Christianty 87%, Roman Catholic 5% Physical Characterictics Land forms: about the size of Oregon,
terrain is divided almost equally between rolling plains, hilly plateaus and towering mountains, longest river-Danube Physical Characteristics Soils: fertile soil, 1/5 reddish brown soils of the country is covered with rich black soils found at the south and east of Carpathian (Banat), Gray brown podzolic (leached) soils found at the higher evelation Human Characteristics Land Use: Arable land 41%,
Permanent Crops 1.92%, Other 58.6% Density of Population: 1.92% physicians/
100 population, 6.54% beds/100 population Language: Romanian (official)
89.5%, Hungarian 6.6%, Roma 2.5%,
Ukraine 0.3%, Russian 02.%, Turkish 0.2%,
Other 0.4% Protestant; Muslim; Jews Architecture: wooden church, monasteries,
princely seats of boyar mansions Political systems: multiple political parties,
a separation of powers between branches of government, a market economy and respect for human rights Bodies of Water: Black Sea, Canals, Cascades, rivers, waterfalls Climate: temperature; cold cloudy winters with frequent snow and fog; sunny summers with frequent showers and thunderstorms Natural Vegetation: Their forests are 1/4 of Romania wooded steeps. They have fruit trees in hills and mountains. Animal Life: larger animals found chiefly in the Carpathian Mountains, include the wild boar, wolf, lynx, fox, bear, chamois, roe, deer and goat, fish found in the rivers and offshore are pike sturgeon, carp, flounder, herring, salmon, perch and eel. Human/ Environment Interactions Humans depend on petroleum (reserves declining), timber, natural gas, coal, iron ore, salt, arable land, hydro-power Humans modify on building roads, houses, cutting down trees, planting crops, and polluting the air with carbon dioxide Humans adapt on dress in layers when it's cold and less as it warms up, and they also grow ground plants; potatoes, carrots, radishes, etc. Movement Travel: air, road, car rental, train, boat, bus, etc.

Production- cereals, sugar beets and potatoes Moldova and Albania mostly in Romania, 23 million people, 88% Romanian ethnic origin and the rest is various ethnic minorities, including Hungarians, Germans, Serbians, Bulgarians, Gypsies and Armenians, 88% of the population norminally belong to the Romanian Orthodox Church Plane, train, car, boat, bus, car rental, taxi, Domestic flights Regions: How they Form and Change Transportation Airports: 53 (2012)
Heliports: 4 (2012)
Pipelines: Gas 3652 km; oil 2424 km (2010)
Railways: total 10785 km, broad gauge 10645
1.435-m gauge (4002 km electrified), narrow gauge 5 km 1.000-gauge (2012) Roadways: total 82,386 km
(does not include Urban roads),
paved 71,154 km of express ways)
unpaved: 11,323 km (2009) Waterways: 1,075 km on the
Danube River, 524 km (on secondary
branches and 132 km on canals) (2010) Citations Romania, Bucharest "Romania"
http://cia.gov/library/publications/the-world factbook/groes/rs.html
http://setimes.com/cocoon/setimes/xhtml/en_GB/infoCountryPage/setimes/resource_centre/countries/romania?country=Romania Romania has 9 regions: Banat, Bucovina, Crisana, Dobregea, Maramures, Muntenia, Oltenia, Transylvania.
These are divided into 41 countries plus the capital of Bucharest, with similar county status.
Towns: 262, Communes 2,686, Villages 13,149, Eight cities exceed 300,000 inhabitants: Bucharest 2,060,551 , Constanta 348,575 , Iasi 339,728 ,
Timisoara 327,830 , Galati 326,728 , Cluj-Napoca 326,017 , Brasov 324,210 , Craiova 306,825.
Twenty-five cities have a population of over 100,000. Absolute Location: 49 00 N, 25 00 E

Relative Location: Southeastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Ukraine. Location Human Characteristics
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