The etymology of Romania

As mentioned in previous articles, on the 1st of December Romania celebrates Great Union Day — this year, the 104th. To join in the celebration, I thought I would share some interesting bits about the country’s name. The following are taken from Wikipedia and are presented under the Wikimedia commons. Happy National Day, Romania!


Turkey has rebranded itself as Türkiye starting June 2022

This week, at the end of May 2022, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu sent a letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres formally requesting that the world body refer to his nation as Türkiye instead of Turkey. The change went into effect immediately. The name change will be required from several international bodies as part of a rebranding campaign launched by • Read More »