Romanian is a Romance language spoken primarily in Romania, where it is the official language, as well as in parts of Moldova, Serbia, Ukraine, and Hungary. It has over 24 million speakers worldwide. Romanian has a unique linguistic history and has been influenced by various languages, including Latin, Slavic, and Turkish. It is written using the Latin alphabet with some additional characters, and has a complex grammar structure with a system of cases, verb conjugations, and declensions. Romanian is known for its literature, music, and art, and is an important language for trade and commerce in Southeast Europe.