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Last verified: Thursday, 9. April 2020 at 07:42 AM

Romania Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon We advise caution when travelling to Romania

Local Situation: 3.5 / 5

We advise caution when travelling to Romania. We detected travel advisories from 6 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 3.4 / 5

Romania shares a land border with 5 neighbouring states. For this region of countries (including Romania), the Advisory Index is 3.4 (average value over all countries). All countries have some reported advisories: Serbia (3.8), Ukraine (3.5), Bulgaria (3.3), Hungary with 3.3 and Moldova with 3 (of 5).

Current informationen on Covid-19 in Romania

There are currently 4,761 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Romania. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET).

There are currently 209 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Romania.

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu

Advice scoring history for Romania

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for Romania.

Chart of the number of sources over that last 200 days. This is the daily number of advisory sources (of any rating) that have been active on that day.

Note: Changes happening on the 28th/29th of July 2019 are related to a change in the software and number of sources processed.

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Romania from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 3.5 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: United States

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Global Health Advisory: Do Not Travel. Avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. Exercise normal precautions in Romania.  Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/romania-travel-advisory.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Finland

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Iaktta särskild försiktighet - Världshälsoorganisationen WHO betecknade spridningen av coronaviruset som pandemi den 11 mars. Till följd av detta har Institutet för hälsa och välfärd slutat klassificera olika länder utifrån coronavirusläget. Risken att smittas av coronaviruset har ökat i hela Europa och i resten av världen. Det exceptionella läget ...

Source: https://um.fi/resemeddelande/-/c/RO

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Canada

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The Canadian goverment suggests: Avoid non-essential travel.

Source: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/romania

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Ireland

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Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Denmark

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Vi fraråder alle ikke-nødvendige rejser til hele verden, herunder Rumænien. Det gør vi, fordi mange lande i øjeblikket indfører omfattende restriktioner med kort varsel for at forebygge smittespredning med coronavirus/COVID-19. Restriktioner omfatter i flere lande ind- og udrejserestriktioner, udgangsforbud o. lign. Den danske ambassade i Bukarest har ...

Source: http://um.dk/da/rejse-og-ophold/rejse-til-udlandet/rejsevejledninger/rumaenien/

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 5 - Do not travel.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Australia

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Romanian authorities have declared a state of emergency due to COVID−19. Emergency regulations include a series of restrictions on gatherings, and suspension of shops, businesses, and restaurants. Free movement is limited. Only Romanian and EU citizens and their family members, and those with residency, can enter Romania (with some exceptions). If you remain ...

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/europe/romania

Individual rating changes for Romania

This is the recent history of individual changes of travel advices that affected the total asessment of Romania. Most recent events first.

Changes from March 23rd 2020

The total rating for Romania changed from 3.4 to 3.5. Here are the influencing details:

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The Canadian government issued a new warning for Romania with a rating of 4.0.

Changes from March 18th 2020

The total rating for Romania changed from 3.0 to 3.4. Here are the influencing details:

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The Australian government increased their existing warning for Romania to 5.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 4.0 (by +1.0).

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The Irish government increased their existing warning for Romania to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from March 17th 2020

The total rating for Romania changed from 2.8 to 3.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Finnish government increased their existing warning for Romania to 3.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 2.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from March 15th 2020

The total rating for Romania changed from 2.0 to 2.8. Here are the influencing details:

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The Australian government issued a new warning for Romania with a rating of 4.0.

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The Irish government increased their existing warning for Romania to 3.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 1.0 (by +2.0).

Changes from March 14th 2020

The total rating for Romania changed from 1.8 to 2.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Danish government increased their existing warning for Romania to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from March 8th 2020

The total rating for Romania changed from 1.5 to 1.8. Here are the influencing details:

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The Danish government increased their existing warning for Romania to 3.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 2.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from September 25th 2019

The total rating for Romania changed from 0.0 to 0.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The United States government issued a new warning for Romania with a rating of 1.0.

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The Irish government issued a new warning for Romania with a rating of 1.0.

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The Finnish government issued a new warning for Romania with a rating of 2.0.

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The Danish government issued a new warning for Romania with a rating of 2.0.

About Romania

Romania with its capital Bucharest is a country in Europe (Eastern Europe), slightly smaller than Oregon (237,500 km²). The country is located Southeastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Ukraine. The climate can be described as temperate; cold, cloudy winters with frequent snow and fog; sunny summers with frequent showers and thunderstorms. The landscape is central Transylvanian Basin is separated from the Moldavian Plateau on the east by the Eastern Carpathian Mountains and separated from the Walachian Plain on the south by the Transylvanian Alps. With a population of about 22.25 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Bucharest
Population about 22.25 million
Size 237.500 km²
Size comparable to slightly smaller than Oregon
Common languages Hungarian, Romanian
Currency Leu (short: RON)
Common voltage (electricity) 230V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900/1800
International phone prefix +40
Internet Top Level Domain .ro
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 RO
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 ROU
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 642

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Romania is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • air pollution in south from industrial effluents
  • contamination of Danube delta wetlands
  • soil erosion and degradation
  • water pollution

Natural hazzards

  • earthquakes, most severe in south and southwest
  • geologic structure and climate promote landslides

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products of Romania. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.

Industries

  1. auto assembly
  2. chemicals
  3. construction materials
  4. electric machinery
  5. equipment
  6. food processing
  7. footwear
  8. light machinery
  9. metallurgy
  10. mining

Agriculture products

  1. barley
  2. corn
  3. eggs
  4. grapes
  5. potatoes
  6. sheep
  7. sugar beets
  8. sunflower seed
  9. wheat

Romanian Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Romania.

Export products

  1. agricultural products
  2. chemicals
  3. equipment
  4. foodstuffs
  5. fuels
  6. machinery
  7. metal products
  8. metals
  9. minerals
  10. other manufactured goods

Import products

  1. agricultural products
  2. chemicals
  3. equipment
  4. foodstuffs
  5. fuels
  6. machinery
  7. metal products
  8. metals
  9. minerals
  10. other manufactured goods

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Romania?

Romania is currently rated at 3,5 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 6 official sources. We advise caution when travelling to Romania.

Is it safe to travel Romania in 2020?

Visiting the country Romania is usually fine. The score is at 3,5 Just keep an eye open, obey local rules and you'll most likely be fine.

How many travel advisories do you know for Romania?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 6 individual sources for Romania.

What is the current Corona virus situation in Romania?

There are currently 4,761 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Romania. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET). There are currently 209 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Romania.

What is the size of Romania?

Romania has a size of 237,500 km² or 91,699 mi² which is slightly smaller than Oregon.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

For non-country specific questions, please check our global F.A.Q.