Introduction

Summary

Republic in southeastern Europe; bounded by the Ukraine, Moldova, Hungary, Serbia and Montenegro, Bulgaria and the Black Sea. Member of the EU.

Cities

Capital: Bucharest

Principal Ports

Constanta, Braila, Galati, Mangalia, Sulina, Tulcea

Population

19.5 million

International Country Code

RO

Language(s)

Romanian, Hungarian, Romany

Religion

Romanian Orthodox, Roman Catholic and Protestant

Literacy Rate

97.7%.

Emergency Services

The emergency telephone number for Police, Fire and Ambulance — 112. It is also possible to contact the Police by dialling 955, Ambulance by dialling 961 and Fire by dialling 981.

Weights and Measures

Metric system

Electricity Supply

230V, 50Hz

International Direct Dialling Code

00 40

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