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"Opportunities for business in Romania"

Romania (in Romanian: România) is a country is Southeastern Europe. It borders Moldova and Ukraine to the Northeast, Hungary and Serbia - to the west, and Bulgaria - to the South.

Official language: Romania

Currency: Romanian Leu (RON)

EU citizens can enter and reside in Romania for up to 3 months with a valid ID /ID or passport/. EU, EEA and Switzerland nationals wishing to stay in Romania for more than 3 months must obtain a registration certificate from the territorial division of the Directorate-General for Immigration.

Advantages of life in Romania:

  • A characteristic culture and identity
  • Friendly local citizens
  • Beautiful nature and picturesque routes
  • Big cities are becoming increasingly cosmopolitan
  • Many opportunities to work in international companies
  • Relatively low cost for food

Interesting facts about Romania:

  • Romania’s capital, Bucharest, is the sixth largest city in the European Union and is famous as the Paris of the East.
  • The name “Romania” comes from the word "Romanus", which means "citizens of the Roman empire".
  • Romania’s flag is composed of three colors - red, yellow and blue. It is believed that the red color symbolizes the blood of those, who fought for the country, the yellow – the color of the wheat, which feeds the people, and the blue – the sky above Romania.
  • In 1889, the Romanian city of Timisoara became the first European city with street lamps. Also, the first horse-drawn trams in Europe appeared in Timisoara in 1869.
  • The tallest wooden church in the world and the second tallest wooden structure in Europe is located in Sapanta Peri, northwestern Romania.
  • Romanians honor the victims who died for Bulgaria's freedom. In the town of Constanta there is a monument of the heroes from the Pleven epic, on which it is written „Plevna”.
  • The scientist who discovered the insulin is the Romanian psychologist Nicolae Paulescu.
  • Romanian inventor Henry Coanda designs and builds the world's first jet-propelled aircraft known as Coanda - 1910. That's why the Bucharest International Airport bears his name.
  • The building of the Romanian Parliament in Bucharest is the second largest building in the world, after the Pentagon in the United States.
  • Apart from Bulgaria, martenitsi are also being made in Romania. However, Romanian men do not wear martenitsi - this is a privilege only for women.
  • The narrowest street in the world is in Brasov. Sfori Street is approximately 1.20 m wide and was originally used by firefighters.
  • The port of Constanta is the second largest port in Europe.
  • The highest peak in Romania is Moldovianu - 2544 meters.
  • The first automatic pen was invented by Petrache Poenaru, born in Craiova in 1799-1875, and was patented in May 1827
  • Romania has the biggest gold resources in the world;
  • Romania is one of the largest wine producers in Europe, with vineyard areas reaching 243,000 hectares and annual wine production from 500 to 600 million liters.

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