Romania Key Information & Country Data

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Updated: 2018-05-13.

General points to know about the country of Romania – demographics, important ages, phone numbers, key statistics, and more – whether you are traveling there or not.

Capital: Bucharest (& largest city)

Population: 19.7 million (2018 estimate)

Language(s): Romanian & Various Minority

President: Klaus Iohannis

Prime Minister: Viorica Dăncilă

CurrencyRomanian Leu (RON)

Area: 238,397 km2 (92,046 mi2)

Dialing Code: +40

Time Zone: Eastern European Time “EET” (UTC+2)
•   DST/Summer Time: Eastern European Summer Time “EEST” (UTC+3)

Demonym: Romanian (what’s a demonym?)

Endonym: România
(their name for their country)
Emergency Dialing Tel. Number: 112 (general number for police, fire, ambulance, etc.)

Drinking Age: None, 18 to purchase

Smoking Age: None, 18 to purchase

Age of Consent: 15/18

Drives on the: Right

Electricity & Adapter: 230V, 50Hz, Plug Types C / F (plug types)

Country Code (ISO): RO (also the country’s primary TLD {top-level domain})

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