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Romania—rarely written Rumania, Roumania—(Romanian: România) is a country in Southeastern Europe. It shares borders with Hungary and Serbia to the west, Ukraine and the Moldova to the northeast, Bulgaria to the south, and has a sea coast along the Black Sea on the east. Its capital and largest city is Bucharest. The country joined the European Union on January 1, 2007.