List of territorial entities where Romanian is an official language

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This is a list of countries and territories and organisations where Romanian is an official language:

Languages of Moldova Languages of Romania Languages of Vojvodina Vlach language (Serbia) Mount Athos Languages of Israel Languages of Ukraine Romanian diaspora Romanian diaspora Romanian diaspora Romanian diaspora Romanian diaspora Romanian diaspora Romanian diaspora Romanian diaspora Languages of the European Union Languages of the European Union Languages of the European Union Languages of the European Union Languages of the European Union
Map of the Roumanophone World (sensitive map)
  Single official language and language of the majority
  Official language but spoken by a minority

Countries where Romanian is an official language[edit]

Country Population Native Romanian speakers Est. total speakers Status of Romanian More info
 Moldova 3,938,679 (2004) 70.2% x Declaration of Independence of the Republic of Moldova[1] Languages of Moldova
 Romania 19,043,767 (2011) 90.7% x Constitution of Romania, art. 13[2] Languages of Romania

Regions where Romanian is an official language[edit]

Region Country Status Population Native Romanian speakers Status of Romanian More info
 Gagauzia  Moldova Autonomous region 155,646 (2004) 3.9% Statute of Gagauzia, art. 3§1[3] Languages of Gagauzia
 Transnistria De facto independent 555,347 (2004) 32.10% Statute of the Settlements from the Left Bank (Transnistria), art. 6§1 (Latin) [4]
Constitution of Transnistria, art. 12 (Cyrillic)[5]
Languages of Transnistria
 Vojvodina  Serbia Autonomous region 1,931,809 (2011) 1.45% Statute of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, art. 26[6] Official status of Romanian language in Vojvodina
Flag of Chernivtsi Oblast.svg Hertsa, UA-77 Ukraine Ukraine Rayon 32,316 (2001) 93.8% Legislation on languages in Ukraine Languages of Ukraine
Flag of Transcarpathian Oblast.svg Tiachiv, UA-21 Rayon 171,850 (2001) 12.4%

Organisations with Romanian as an official language[edit]

Organisation Members Status of Romanian More info
 European Union Romania
and other 27 states
Regulation No. 1 of the EC[7] Languages of the European Union
Latin Union Moldova, Romania
and other 34 states
Convention of Madrid, 1954 Romance languages
Mount Athos Romanian Orthodox Church
and other Eastern Rite churches
Language of religious service

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