Ten fun facts about Moldova


Fact 1
Chisinau is the capital of Moldova and the main industrial and commercial center of the country.

Fact 2
The official name is “Republic of Moldova” and the official language is Moldovan. Ukrainian, Russian and Gagauz are also spoken.

Fact 3
Majority for the people in Moldova are Orthodox Christians followed by independent Christians, Muslims, Atheists, Protestants and non-religious.


Fact 4
The main ethnic groups include Moldovan (Romanian) Ukrainian, Russian, Gagauz and Bulgarian.

Fact 5
Moldova follows the system of ‘Parliamentry Republic.” It is divided into thirty-two districts, three municipalities and two autonomous regions.

Fact 6
The Moldova climate comprises of moderate winters and warm summers.

Fact 7
Moldova s placed 7th among the top world wine exporters. The largest underground wine cellar in the world, Cricova, is “hidden” in this country.

Fact 8
Moldova gained independence on 27th August 1991 and is currently a new member of Europe after being controlled under the Soviet Union since the year 1940. It is one of the poorest countries in Europe despite recent progress from its small economic base.

Fact 9
The exports are textiles, agricultural machinery, foundry equipment, refrigerators, freezers and foodstuffs. Moldova imports chemicals, textiles, machinery and equipment and mineral products and fuel.

Fact 10
The natural resources are lignite, gypsum, phosphorites, arable land and limestone. The economy is mainly agricultural. Vegetables, fruits, wine, grain and beef are grown here.


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Is a European country that stands landlocked in the continent’s eastern part by Ukraine in the north, east and south and Romania in the west.


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Population
3,557,600

Sources
CIA The World Factbook



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