Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Romania, Bucharest Cost of Living April 2010

Country Full Name: Romania.

Location: Romania is in South Eastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Ukraine.

Country Climate: Temperate; cold, cloudy winters with frequent snow and fog; sunny summers with frequent showers and thunderstorms.

Country Terrain: 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.

Major Languages: Romanian.

Major Religions: Christianity.

Country Population: 21.5 million (2008 est.) 21.4 million (2009 est.).

Country Economy: Romania is an upper-middle income European Union member economy of Central-Eastern Europe.

Currency: Romanian New Lei (RON).

Country Inflation: 7.8% (2008 est.) 5.5% (2009 est.).

City: Bucharest is the capital and largest city of Romania.

City Economy: Bucharest is the industrial, cultural, and financial centre of Romania and is one of the main industrial centres and transportation hubs of Eastern Europe.
Cost of Living: Bucharest has an overall cost of living index which equates it with low cost of living locations. The overall cost of living index is comprised of the prices for defined quantities of the same goods and services across all 13 Basket Groups. Bucharest is currently ranked 188 overall, most expensive place in the world for expatriates to live, out of 282 international locations.

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