Moldova Overview

Country Profile

Moldova, located in Eastern Europe, is also known as the Republic of Moldova. Covering an area of 33,700 square kilometers, it has a population 4.13 million people, mainly ethnic Moldovan, as well as Ukrainian, Russian, Gagauz, and other ethnic groups. Residents are Orthodox. Moldovan is the official language, and Russian is also spoken. The currency is the Moldovan lei, referred to as Mount rows. The capital is Chisinau (chisnau).

Moldova National Flag

The flag consists of three vertical stripes. From left to right, they are colored blue, yellow, and red. In the middle is a painted emblem.

Moldova Country Flag

History Summary

In 1359, Moldova was established as an independent feudal principality. It became a vassal of Turkey in 1487. In 1812, Russia took over the part of the territory of Moldova (Bessarabia) that was assigned to the Russia. In January 1859, Moldova and Wallachia merged, said the Romanian. 1878,  again under Russian. In January 1918, Moldova declared independence and in May merged with Romania. On May 25, 1991, it became the country called the Republic of Moldova. On August 27, 1991, it declared independence.

Economy and Culture Overview

The Moldovan economy is dominated by agriculture. The grape growing and the horticulture industries are important parts of the economy. The country has a high degree of agricultural mechanization, with high grain yield per unit area. It produces wheat, corn, sunflower, and sugar beet. The food industry mainly produces wine, canned meat, and fruits and vegetables.

The country’s Constitution establishes Moldova as a neutral country forever, not allowing foreign troops on its territory. Moldova, free and compulsory.

Moldova Map

Moldova Map

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