Moldova

Guide to Moldova

Map of MoldovaMoldova which official name is Republic of Moldova or Moldova, is a country from Europe located at the Eastern Europe, northeast of Romania. Moldova with 1,389 km sq km, limits with: Romania 450 km, Ukraine 939 km; and is divided in 32 raions . Moldova's capital is Chisinau which is the most populated city with about 0 inhabitants.

History of Moldova

Moldova's government is republic; a Republic with a Executive government type, with President Vladimir Voronin as head of state and Prime Minister Vasile Tarlev as head of government.

Flag of MoldovaOther symbols of Moldova are Moldovan anthem "Limba Noastra (Our Language) Moldovan flag.Moldovan flag is composed by same color scheme as Romania - three equal vertical bands of blue (hoist side), yellow, and red; emblem in center of flag is of a Roman eagle of gold outlined in black with a red beak and talons carrying a yellow cross in its beak and a green olive branch.

Moldova's history is quite long: Formerly part of Romania, Moldova was incorporated into the Soviet Union at the close of World War II. Although independent from the USSR since 1991, Russian forces have remained on Moldovan territory east of the Dniester River supporting the Slavic major

Moldovas geography

Moldova has an area of 33,843Km ,with a coastline of 0, this great area is composed by 33,371 sq km of land and 472 sq km of water. Moldovan geography is known by it's rolling steppe, gradual slope south to Black Sea . This makes Moldovan's land specially proclive to landslides (57 cases in 1998).

Guide to travel to Moldova

If you are thinking on traveling to Moldova, you will have to take in consideration some points like Moldova's currency, Moldova's weather, Moldova's national holiday and Moldova's transports.

The first thing you need to know for your travels abroad is country's currency. Moldova`s currency is called leu ( 0

Moldova's weather is characterized to be moderate winters, warm summers. So be sure of choosing the proper date to travel to Moldova.

You can also consider to visit Moldova on it's national holiday to get in Moldova's culture. If you do so, Moldova's national holiday is called Independence Day, 27 August.

Also, if you like natural wonders, don't forget to visit the highest point of Moldova: Dealul Balanesti 430 m. And try also to get to Moldova's lowest point: Dniester River 2 mBut if you prefer the city, you must visit Moldova's tallest structure: ( ).

Don't be afraid to take a flight to Moldova, with more than 12 airports and 2 airlines, you will get to Moldova without problems. Once there, you can choose the transport type that better fits your needs. Moldova has about1,138 of railways, and also424 of roadways, so is a good place for a car trip.

Moldovan Culture

Coat of arms of MoldovaMoldova is known by Moldovans as Republica Moldova or Moldova in the shortened way. Moldovan, about 4,320,490 people, are composed by different ethnics: Moldovan/Romanian 78.2%, Ukrainian 8.4%, Russian 5.8%, Gagauz 4.4%, Bulgarian 1.9%, other 1.3% (2004 census). And they also have different languages: Romanian, Moldovan.

Another relevant point nowadays it's Moldova's religion. Moldovans are divided in Eastern Orthodox 98%, Jewish 1.5%, Baptist and other 0.5% (2000).

Videos of Moldova

See some viedos of Moldova's places and tourism before choosing your vacations destination.

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Latest News of Moldova



Is Moldova Russia's 'next victim' after Crimea?

Jean-Claude Juncker, former Luxembourg prime minister and a candidate to become the next European Commission chief, has warned the EU not to let Moldova become Russia's "next victim" after Ukraine.        

Moldova arrests gang suspected of smuggling uranium from Russia

Moldova has detained seven people suspected of smuggling uranium-238 on a passenger train from Russia, a highly radioactive substance that can be used to make a dirty bomb, Interpol said on Thursday. After a nearly year-long investigation, Moldovan police also seized 200 grams (7 ounces) of uranium-238, one kilogramme (2.2 pounds) of mercury and 1 kg of "an unidentified radioactive material ...

Moldova: 7 arrested suspected of uranium smuggling

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Seven people have been detained in Moldova on suspicion they smuggled uranium and mercury in a metal container from Russia to be used in a dirty bomb, police said Tuesday.

East-West divisions define Moldova's elections

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — A wealthy pro-Russian candidate who had hoped to be Moldova's next prime minister fled the country before dawn Friday, a dramatic development two days before elections in a country that is deeply torn over whether to move closer to Russia or the West.

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