Moldova

Europe

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About Country

Capital
Chisinau
Population
Approximately 2.6 million (2021 estimate)
Population Density
123 people per square kilometer
GDP
$12.8 billion (nominal, 2021 estimate)
Language
Romanian is the official language, and Russian is also widely spoken
Currency
Moldovan leu (MDL)
National Dish
Mamaliga (a traditional cornmeal porridge) served with various meats and cheeses
Religion
Christianity is the predominant religion in Moldova, with Eastern Orthodox being the largest denomination
Climate
Moldova has a continental climate, with hot summers and cold winters. The average temperature in summer is around 25°C (77°F), while winter temperatures can drop to -10°C (14°F) or lower
Main Industries
Agriculture, including wine production and fruit cultivation; manufacturing, including food processing, textiles, and machinery; and mining, including coal and natural gas
Level of Development
Moldova is considered a developing country with a human development index (HDI) ranking of 113 out of 189 countries (2020)
Area
Approximately 33,846 square kilometers

Immerse yourself in the charm and rich culture of Moldova 🇲🇩, where fine wines 🍇, fascinating history 🏰, and picturesque landscapes 🏞️ await. Explore the country’s many vineyards, visit ancient monasteries, and soak up the local hospitality. Plan your journey to Moldova today!

Moldova is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Romania to the west and Ukraine to the north, east, and south. It is known for its rich cultural heritage, including traditional crafts, music, and dance. Moldova has a diverse landscape, ranging from the forested hills of the Codrii to the vineyards and orchards of the central and southern regions.

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  • Bendery Fortress, Strada Panin, Bender, Moldova
  • Bird view on Chisinau
  • Buiucani, ChiÈ™inău, Moldova
  • Chisinau, Moldova
  • ChiÈ™inău, Moldova
  • Cotova, Moldova
  • Edinet, Moldova
  • Kitskanskiy orthodox monastery in Transnistria, Moldova
  • Manastirea Curchi, Orhei, Moldova
  • Republic of Moldova
  • The Metropolitan Cathedral

Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in Moldova include:

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    Old Orhei Archeological Complex: a complex of historical and cultural monuments, including ancient cave monasteries, located in the countryside near the city of Orhei.

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    Cricova Winery: one of the largest wine cellars in the world, with an extensive collection of wine bottles and barrels.

  • 3

    Milestii Mici Winery: the largest underground wine cellar in the world, with over 200 kilometers of underground tunnels and a collection of over 2 million bottles of wine.

  • 4

    National Museum of Ethnography and Natural History: a museum in Chisinau that contains exhibits on Moldovan history, culture, and natural heritage.

  • 5

    Stephen the Great Monument: a monument in Chisinau that honors one of the most important figures in Moldovan history, Stephen the Great, who ruled Moldova in the 15th century.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that Moldova has to offer. The country is also known for its hospitality, traditional cuisine, and beautiful landscapes.

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