SHORT INFORMATION

Administrative divisions of Romania

Romania's administration is relatively centralised and administrative subdivisions are therefore fairly simplified.

SHORT INFORMATION

Romania Currency

Romania's currency is the "leu" (plural "lei") (it means "lion" in Romanian). It is the descendant of a Dutch currency that was used in this area in the 17th century.

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Christmas in Romania

In Romania, Christmas and mid-winter celebrations last from 20th December to 7th January. The 20th is when people in Romania celebrate St. Ignatius's Day. It is traditional that if the family keep pigs, one is killed on this day. The meat from the pig is used in the Christmas meals.