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The list of World Heritage Sites includes six cultural sites located within Romania, including eight Painted churches of northern Moldavia, eight Wooden Churches of Maramures, seven Villages with fortified churches in Transylvania, the Horezu Monastery, and the Historic Centre of Sighisoara. The city of Sibiu, with its Brukenthal National Museum, was selected as the 2007 European Capital of Culture. Multiple castles exist in Romania, including popular tourist attractions of Peles Castle, Corvin Castle and "Dracula's Castle".
Romania is a unitary semi-presidential republic located in Southeastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Ukraine. It also borders Hungary, Serbia and Moldova. Its capital and largest city, Bucharest, is the sixth largest city in the EU. The River Danube, which is Europe's second longest river after the Volga, rises in Germany and flows southeastwards for a distance of 2,857 km course through ten countries before emptying in Romania's Danube Delta.
The topic of the origin of the Romanians began to be discussed and by the end of the 18th century among the Transylvanian School scholars. Several writers rose to prominence in the 19th century, including George Cosbuc, Ioan Slavici, Mihail Kogalniceanu, Vasile Alecsandri, Nicolae Balcescu, Ion Luca Caragiale, Ion Creanga and Mihai Eminescu, the later being considered the greatest and most influential Romanian poet, particularly for the poem Luceafărul.
In the 20th century, Romanian artists reached international acclaim, including Tristan Tzara, Marcel Janco, Mircea Eliade, Nicolae Grigorescu, Marin Preda, Liviu Rebreanu, Eugene Ionesco, Emil Cioran and Constantin Brancusi. The latter has a sculptural ensemble in Targu Jiu.