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Romania is located in Central Europe. The name of Romania comes from roman (previously ruman). "Romanian" comes from the Latin word romanus, meaning "citizen of Rome".
The collection of folktales from Romania consists of one book with 18 folktales.

Roumanian Fairy Tales

Notes: The book contains 18 Romanian folktales.

Author: Various
Compiler: Mite Kremnitz
Editor: J. M. Percival
Published: 1885
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, New York

1.Stan Bolovan

2.The wonderful bird

3.The twins with the golden star

4.Youth without age and life without death

5.The little purse with two half-pennies

6.Mogarzea and his son

7.Cunning Ileane

8.The princess and the fisherman

9.Little Wild-Rose

10.The voice of Death

11.The old woman and the old man

12.The pea emperor

13.The morning star and the evening star

14.The two step-sisters

15.The poor boy

16.Mother's darling Jack


18.The fairy Aurora

What's interesting in Romania

Peles Castle
is a castle in the Carpathian Mountains, Romania. Built between 1873 and 1914, Peles Castle is a blend on various architectural styles.

The Wooden churches of Maramures
are a group of near one hundred Orthodox churches in northern Transylvania, Romania. Built in different times and styles, the Wooden churches of Maramures are protected by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie Mountains are six Dacian Fortresses in the Orastie Mountains, Romania. Built between the 1st centuries BC and AD as protection against Roman conquest, the fortresses formed the defensive system of Decebalusthe. The Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie Mountains are listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

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