Romani population in Russia and Eastern Europe by country

The map provides a visualization of the distribution of Romani population in Eastern Europe based on census figures. Click on a country to access the following information: name of the country, official number of Romani people according to the most recent census, an estimate of Romani population, percent of Romani people in the total population of the country, name for Romani in vernacular language of the country, and census year. The average estimates are from Cahn, Claude, and Elspeth Guild. Recent migration of Roma in Europe. Council of Europe, 2010, Appendix 1, pp. 87-88.

Romani Anthem

“Gelem, Gelem” (with many alternative spellings), composed by Žarko Jovanović in 1949. 

Djelem Djelem by Žarko Jovanović and Jelem by Loyko 

Romani Day April 8th

The International Romani Day is a day to celebrate Romani culture and raise awareness of the issues facing Romani people.

Encyclopedia articles

Roma People — Encyclopedia Britannica

Roma — New World Encyclopedia

Gypsies —

Romani Language — Omniglot

RomBase — an overview on Romani history and culture in form of an illustrated encyclopedia