According to ALLCITYCODES.COM, Romania is divided into forty-one counties, each of which has its own distinct area code. The area codes range from 21 to 79 and cover all of the country’s counties. For example, Alba County is assigned the area code 25 and Arad County is assigned the area code 57. All landline numbers in Romania are 8 digits long, with the first two digits representing the region’s respective area code. Mobile phone numbers in Romania are 10 digits long, with the first four digits representing the service provider’s respective network code. In addition to assigning landline and mobile phone numbers, Romanian government also assigns special three-digit codes for various services such as emergency services, public utilities, government agencies, etc. For example, 112 is reserved for emergency services while 811 is reserved for public utilities such as electricity and water supply companies. Similarly, 901 is used by government agencies while 801 is used by non-governmental organizations (NGOs). These special codes can be used nationwide regardless of a person’s location or region within Romania. Romanian authorities also assign two-digit codes for specific cities and towns throughout Romania such as Bucharest (02), Cluj-Napoca (03), Timisoara (05), Sibiu (07), Constanta (08) etc. These city codes can be used along with a 7 digit local number when dialing from within a particular city or town in Romania. Romania is a semi-presidential republic with a multi-party system. The President of Romania is the head of state, and is elected for a maximum of two five-year terms by direct popular vote. The President appoints the Prime Minister, who serves as the head of government, and who in turn assembles a Council of Ministers to form the executive branch. The Parliament is composed of two chambers: the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate. Members are elected to both chambers through free elections held every four years. Romania has been a member state of the European Union since 2007 and its official currency is the Romanian Leu (RON). The Romanian government has consistently pursued policies aimed at strengthening economic stability and improving living standards within the country, while also taking steps to meet its NATO commitments and enhance its role in international affairs. PETSINCLUDE: Features public policy of Romania.