Physical Map of Romania
Romania lies in South East Europe being bordered by the Black Sea, Bulgaria, Hungary, Moldova, Serbia and Montenegro and Ukraine.
The country has six regions: Banat, Bukovina, Dobruja, Moldavia, Transylvania and Walachia. These are divided into forty counties in addition to the capital city, Bucharest (Bucuresti).
Romania's terrain is distributed roughly equally among between mountainous, hilly and lowland territories.
The Carpathian Mountains dominate the centre of Romania surrounding the Transylvanian Plateau, 14 peaks reaching above the altitude of 2,000 m, the highest being Moldoveanu Peak at 2,544 m. In the south, the Carpathians sweeten into hills, towards the Bărăgan Plains.