Time difference: GMT + 2
Language: Romanian is the official language of Romania, but English is also widely spoken. Romanian is the only Romance language spoken in eastern Europe, though many words are also derived from nearby Slavic languages.
Electrical current/ plugs: 230V/50Hz plugs of the rounded two-pronged variety.
Water: Tap water in Romania is generally safe to drink.
Politics: Romania is a semi-presidential republic. It has a democratically elected president, who serves as head of state, and a prime minister, who serves as head of government.
Religion: Over 81% of Romanians are Christian Orthodox.