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  1. Moldova - Wikipedia

    WebMoldova is the second poorest country in Europe by GDP per capita. It also has the third lowest Human Development Index in Europe, ranking 80th in the world. Moldova is a parliamentary republic with a president as head of state and a …

  2. Moldova | History, Population, Map, Flag, Capital, & Facts

    WebMoldova, country lying in the northeastern corner of the Balkan region of Europe. Its capital city is Chișinău, located in the south-central part of the country. Formerly known as Bessarabia, this region was an integral part of the Romanian principality of Moldavia until 1812, when it was ceded to Russia by its suzerain, the sultan of the Ottoman Empire.

  3. Moldova - The World Factbook - Central Intelligence Agency

    WebJan 18, 2023 · Background. A large portion of present day Moldovan territory became a province of the Russian Empire in 1812 and then unified with Romania in 1918 in the aftermath of World War I. This territory was then incorporated into the Soviet Union at the close of World War II. Although Moldova has been independent from the Soviet Union since 1991, Russian forces have remained on Moldovan territory east of the Nistru River in the …

  4. Moldova Maps & Facts - World Atlas

    WebFeb 24, 2021 · Moldova is a small Eastern European country with an area of 33,846 km2(13,068 sq mi) including the disputed territory of Transnistria. Excluding it, Moldova occupies an area of 29,683 km2(11,461 sq mi). As observed on the physical map of Moldova, the country has a hilly terrain with a subtle slope south toward the Black Sea. Its topography is relatively rugged.

  5. Moldavia - Wikipedia

    WebMoldavia (Romanian: Moldova, pronounced or Țara Moldovei, literally "The Country of Moldavia"; in Romanian Cyrillic: Молдова or Цара Мѡлдовєй; Church Slavonic: Землѧ Молдавскаѧ; Greek: Ἡγεμονία τῆς Μολδαβίας) is a historical region and former principality in Central and Eastern Europe, corresponding to the territory between the Eastern Carpathians and the Dniester River.

  6. Moldova's agricultural output drops 30% in 2022

    Web2 days ago · Moldova’s agricultural output fell by 30% in 2022, mainly due to a significant decrease in plant production, the country's statistical office said on Tuesday, citing preliminary data. Plant production dropped by an annual 37%, while livestock production declined by 2.6% last year, the statistical office said in a press release.

  7. Moldova - United States Department of State › Countries & Areas

    WebNov 15, 2022 · U.S.-Moldova Relations. Following the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the United States recognized the independence of Moldova on December 25, 1991, and opened an Embassy in its capital, Chisinau, in March 1992. The United States supports the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Republic of Moldova and on that basis supports the OSCE-led 5+2 negotiations to find a comprehensive settlement that will provide a special …

  8. Chișinău - Wikipediașinău

    WebChișinău (/ ˌ k ɪ ʃ ɪ ˈ n aʊ / KISH-ih-NOW, US also / ˌ k iː ʃ iː ˈ n aʊ / KEE-shee-NOW, Romanian: [kiʃiˈnəw] ()), also known as Kishinev (Russian: Кишинёв [kʲɪʂɨˈnʲɵf]), is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Moldova.The city is Moldova's main industrial and commercial center, and is located in the middle of the country, on the river Bâc, a ...

  9. Languages of Moldova - Wikipedia

    WebThe official state language of Moldova is Romanian which, under either name, is the native language of 82.2% of the population; it is also spoken as a primary language by other ethnic minorities. Gagauz, Russian, and Ukrainian languages are granted official regional status in Gagauzia and/or Transnistria .

  10. President of Moldova - Wikipedia

    WebThe acting president of Moldova (Romanian: Președinte interimar al Republicii Moldova) is a person who fulfils the duties of the president of Moldova when cases of incapacity and vacancy occur. It is a temporary post provided by the Constitution of Moldova. According to Article 91 of the Constitution of Moldova (1994):