The European emergency number 112 is the only emergency number in Romania.
It is possible to call 112 from a mobile phone even without a SIM card. The 112 operator can detect the location of the caller in 3 seconds. 112 calls are answered within 4 seconds. Disabled people can contact the emergency services by SMS.
In addition to Romanian, the calls are answered in English, French, Hungarian, German, Italian, Spanish and Russian, depending on the call centre.
According to the latest E-communications household and telecom single market survey, 61% of Romanians know they can use 112 everywhere in the EU.