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Driving in Romania

A Motorists' guide to driving in Romania

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Romania National Flag
Capital: Bucharest
Language: Romanian
Currency: Nou leu
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The country is made up of three different geographical regions; the Carpathian Mountains go through the centre of Romania, from the Ukraine and then they turn northwards. The Carpathian Mountains and the Transylvanian Alps almost encircle the central plain.

East of these mountains there is Europe’s largest second largest delta region, where the Danube flows into the Black Sea.

The Prut River forms Romania’s eastern border with Moldova, while the Danube River forms it's southern border with Bulgaria.

Driving distance map of Romania
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Driving in Romania

Speed Limits

Motorway: 120 km/h
Rural: 90 km/h
Urban: 50 km/h

Useful phone numbers in Romania

Emergency Telephone Numbers

Ambulance, police & fire: 112

Some useful phrases

Useful Phrases

Te rog (please), multzu mesc (thank you), pardon (sorry)

Places to drive to in Romania


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