Essen­tials

Timeless Travels Magazine - - ROMANIA -

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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.

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