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Clarification: Romania-National Day story

Posted 2:54 p.m. Friday
Updated 2:56 p.m. Friday

— In a story Dec. 1, The Associated Press reported that Romania and Transylvania reunified in 1918. Romania and Transylvania unified as a modern state for the first time in 1918.

They had shared common rulers at times in history. Romania celebrates its national day on Dec. 1, when it marks Transylvania becoming part of modern-day Romania.

Before World War I, Transylvania was part of the Austro-Hungarian empire. The province has changed hands many times over the centuries.


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