CAPITAL : Bucharest (Bucuresti)
FLAG : The national flag, adopted in 1965, is a tricolor of blue, yellow, and red vertical stripes.
ANTHEM : Trei culori (Three Colors).
MONETARY UNIT : The leu ( L ) is a paper currency of 100 bani. There are coins of 25 bani and 1, 3, 5, 10, 20, 50, and 100 lei, and notes of 10, 25, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1,000, and 5,000 lei. L 1 = $0.0000299 (or $1 = L 33,409) as of May 2003.
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES : The metric system is the legal standard.
HOLIDAYS : New Year's Day, 1 January; International Labor Day, 1–2 May; Liberation Day, 23 August; National Day, 1 December; Christmas Day, 25 December.
TIME : 2 PM = noon GMT.
Romania has no territories or colonies.
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