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Published: Thu, 25 Jan 2007 22:26:13 +0100

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Required travel documents for Romania
Required travel documents for Romania: passport/identity card [...]



Electric power
Electric power: 230V / 50 Hz [...]



Area code to Romania
Area code to Romania: +40 [...]



Stay safe
Beware street scams, especially the maradona, in which fake plainclothes police will try to take your money or papers. [...]



Climate
Bucharest has, like most of Romania, a temperate-continental climate with hot summers and cold winters. This region of Romania gets all four seasons, although spring is brief and falls mainly in April. The average high daily temperature in summer is about [...]



Do take along toilet paper wherever you go
Do take along toilet paper wherever you go. Public bathrooms either have none at all, or one square is given to you by an attendant at the door when you enter. [...]



Language
The official language is Romanian, a language of Latin origin having much in common with the Italian and Spanish. It uses a latin alphabet. One fact worth mentioning is that Romanian is the only Latin language in Eastern Europe, as the others generally ha [...]



Sighisoara
Sighisoara is effectively another Brasov, but is more beautiful and less hyped than its twin. It has more preserved medieval buildings in better nick and a Dracula connection that pulls in the tourists. You'll find the Dracula House in the medieval citade [...]



Danube Delta

The 5800 sq km (2238 sq mi) Danube Delta, just south of the Ukrainian border, has Europe's youngest dirt, and is a magnet for birds and birdwatchers. Amid this wetland of reeds and waterways, lily-covered lakes and sand dunes, the Danube River complet [...]



The Arsena, Sibiu
THE ARSENAL Piata Armelor (Army Square) No. 1, documentary mentioned in 1427. It was an inn at first, then an arsenal and then a barracks.
The town itself was considered to be the jewel in the crown of German Siebenbuergen (Transylvania). Sibiu, and S [...]