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Romania

Romania
  • Capital

    Capital

    Bucharest

  • Local time

    Local time

    19:35

  • Population

    Population

    20.96 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +40

  • Currency

    Currency

    lei RON (leu)

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Romania

Romania
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Bucharest

  • Local time

    Local time

    19:35

  • Population

    Population

    20.96 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +40

  • Currency

    Currency

    lei RON (leu)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 889

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.59 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    637mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    237 500 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    24%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    30%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    60%

  • Railways

    Railways

    10770km

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    3.69 m

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    Romanian - 89 %
    Hungarian - 6 %
    Roma - 2 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    Romanian Orthodox - 87 %
    Protestant - 8 %
    Roman Catholic - 5 %

  • Literacy rates

    Literacy rates

    98.6%

  • Languages

    Languages

    Romanian - 91 %
    Hungarian
    Romany

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    150 400

  • Murders

    Murders

    2 per 100k

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    12.9 l/person

  • Smoking

    Smoking

    36.9%

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    8.4%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    84 per 100k

  • HIV

    HIV

    0.1%

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    electric machinery and equipment, textiles and footwear, light machinery and auto assembly, mining, timber, construction materials, metallurgy, chemicals, food processing

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    wheat, corn, barley, sugar beets, sunflower seed, potatoes, grapes, eggs, sheep

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    petroleum, timber, natural gas, coal, iron ore, salt, arable land, hydropower

  • Energy Import

    Energy Import

    16%

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    petroleum, timber, natural gas, coal, iron ore, salt, arable land, hydropower

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    24%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    70 003kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    45 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    69

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What not to do when visiting Romania

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Marker Romania
Street & Behavioral

Don’t necessarily make contact with stray dogs, even though they’re not aggressive in most cases.

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2/13
Marker Romania
Business & Communication

Don’t be surprised seeing pedestrians, animals, cyclists and horse-drawn carts share a road with motor vehicles, especially in rural areas.

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3/13
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Business & Communication

Don’t put a napkin in your lap - leave your napkin on the table.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Romania officially has the most beautiful waterfalls in the world: the Cascade Bigar falls. In addition, Romania also has the most colourful cemetery in the world.

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Marker Romania
Street & Behavioral

Don’t be shy to insist that you cannot eat any more - refusals on this are seen as good manners and are not taken seriously.

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5/13
Marker Romania
Street & Behavioral

Don’t start eating before your host or hostess say ”pofta buna” (good appetite).

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6/13
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Business & Communication

Don't break the eye contact when proposing a toast. Some say if you look away, you're doomed to many years of bad sex.

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7/13
Marker Romania
Street & Behavioral

Don't forget to purchase a road tax badge known as ”rovinieta” a the border, when entering by vehicle.

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8/13
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Business & Communication

Don't forget, saying "Thank you" to a service persons means 'Keep the change'.

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9/13
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Business & Communication

Don’t forget to handshake when greeting (men). Women usually greet with light kisses on both cheeks (”air kisses” where you just touch cheeks and kiss the air), a handshake is common on first meeting. Eye contact is important.

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10/13
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Business & Communication

Don't smack or slurp - it's not appreciated.

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11/13
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Business & Communication

Don't avoid eye contact business and personal conversations. It's a sign of courtesy.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't enter buses, trains or similar before everyone who wants to get out has done so.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't forget to wear reflectors when riding a bike or walking at dark.

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