Romania - Bucharest

Bucharest

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Bucharest

Bucharest is located in southern Romania and is the country's capital and commercial center.  In 2014, the population was estimated to be 1.921 million.

Bucharest weather tips: July is the hottest month with an average temperature of 22 degrees C and the coldest tends to be January at -2 degrees C.  The most daily sunshine hours is about 13 in the month of July.  The most rain tends to fall in June with an average of 90mm.

The following sites have useful information when learning about Bucharest tourism, entertainment and public transportation.
http://romaniatourism.com/bucharest.html
https://www.lonelyplanet.com/romania/bucharest
http://www.tourism-bucharest.com/tourist-information-office-in-bucharest.html

The website for the Metro in Bucharest is:
http://www.metrorex.ro/first_page_p785-2
 

Emergency Numbers

You may Dial 112 for Police, Fire Brigade or Ambulance. It can be dialed from a landline or mobile phone.
The 112 call is universal and free of charge.
 

Don't miss MFS(E)'s 'Bucharest Handbook' for newcomers. 

 

HOST LANGUAGE TRAINING

If you would like to attend a local class, contact your Community Services Provider to learn about what costs can be reimbursed. There are a variety of apps through Android and Apple to help you with your Romanian.  Also please see the following websites:
http://www.linguasnet.com/lessons/home_ro.html    
http://www.loecsen.com/en/learn-romanian
http://www.romanianpod101.com/


Centre for Intercultural Learning

The Centre for Intercultural Learning is an indispensable resource which will give you extensive information on culturally appropriate behaviour across a wide variety of personal and professional situations. You will also find information on the history, geography, economy and politics for virtually every country in the world. Click here for information about Romania