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Transportation l Credit Card Loss l Emergency Repairs l Embassies

Police (Polizia): 113
Ambulance: 118
Fire: 115
Emergency Break-Through: 4197
English-speaking doctors: 06.488 2371
24-Hour Veterinary Emergency: 06.660 681

Suicide Alert (The Samaritans): 800 8600 22
Alcoholics Anonymous: 06.474 2913
Narcotics Anonymous: 06.860 4788

Time: 4161
Wake-up Call: 114
Directory Information: 12 40
Operator Assistance: 170
General/International Information: 4176
City of Rome: 06.0606 www.commune.roma.it
AMA (pick up of large refuse items): 800 867035
Customs: 06.659 56647 or 06.650 10348

Transportation
Bus and tram directions: www.atac.roma.it
Train information and reservatins: www.trenitalia.it

Taxis: 06.3570, 06.66 45, 06.55 51, 06.49 94, 06.41 57, 06.88 22

Credit Card Loss:
American Express: 06.72282
Visa/Mastercard: 800 151616
Diner’s Club: 800 864 064 or 06.32 12841

Train information; www.trenitalia.it
ATAC (buses, metro routes) 06.46951 www.atac.roma.it
Post Office www.poste.it

Emergency Repairs;
Electricity: 800 130332
Gas (Italgas): 800 900999
Water (Acea): 800 1303335
Telephone (Telecom): 187
Telephone (Fastweb): 192 193

Embassies:

Argentina
Piazza Esquilino, 2 tel. 06 4742551

Austria
Viale Liegi, 32 tel. 06 8552880

Australia
Via Alessandria , 215 tel. 06 852721
(For emergencies only, toll-free 800 877790)

Bangladesh
Via Bertoloni, 14 tel. 06 80.78.541

Belgium
Via Monti Parioli, 49 tel. 06 3609511

Canada
Via Zara, 30 tel. 06 445981
(24-hour emergency service)

Denmark
Via Monti Parioli, 50 tel. 06.320 0441
(24-hr emergency service: 3487776260)

Finland
Via Lisbona, 3 tel. 06 852 231

France
Via Giulia, 251 (Piazza Farnese) tel. 06.689 6421

Germany
Via S. Martino della Battaglia, 4 tel. 06.492 131
Mon-Fri 9am-noon

Great Britain
Via XX Settembre, 80/A tel. 06.422 00001

India
Via XX Settembre, 5 tel. 06 4884642
Mon-Fri 9am-11am

Ireland
Piazza Campitelli, 3 tel. 06.697 9121

Israel
Via Michele Mercati, 14 tel. 06 361 98590

Japan
Via Q. Sella, 60 tel. 06 487 991

Mexico
Via Spallanzani, 16 tel. 06.441 151

Netherlands
Via M. Mercati, 6 tel. 06.322 1141

New Zealand
Via Zara, 28 tel. 06.441 7171

Norway
Via Terme Deciane, 7 tel. 06.571 7031

Panama
Viale Vignola, 39/m tel. 06 32.19.587

South Africa
Via Tanaro, 14 tel. 06.852 541

Sri Lanka
Via Cuboni, 8 tel: 06 32.24.162

Sweden
Piazza Rio de Janeiro, 3 tel. 06. 441 94

Switzerland
Via B. Oriani, 61 tel. 06 809 571

USA
Via Veneto, 119 tel. 06 46741