Practical information about Romania



The official language is Romanian.


The official Romanian currency is the New Romanian Leu (RON), with its subdivision „ban“; for sums higher than 1 leu, the plural „lei“ is used.
Please be advised that shops do not accept Euros. Foreign currencies may be exchanged at banks or authorized exchange offices. Major credit and debit cards are widely accepted.
1 Euro = ~4.74 RON

Official time

The official time in Romania is EET (Eastern European Time), UTC/GMT +2.

Country code

The telephone country code for Romania is +40 or 0040


Smoking is prohibited in indoor public areas.

Emergency numbers

Dial 112, the EU-wide emergency number for police, the fire brigade or ambulance.