The Romanian language (or limba română, pronounced [ˈlimba roˈmɜːnə] in Romanian) is a Romance language, branch of the Italic languages within the Indo-European language family. The modern Romanian language has 6 main dialects: Oltenesc, Muntenesc, Banatean, Moldovenesc, Maramuresean and Ardelenesc. The oldest document in Romanian is Neacșu’s letter (1521) written with Cyrillic letters (which remained in use up until the late 19th century).
Writing system: Latin (Romanian alphabet)
Official language in: Romania, Moldova, Vojvodina, European Union