Brief Facts About Moldova

  • Moldova is a European country that stands landlocked in the continent’s eastern part. It stands surrounded by Romania in the west and Ukraine in the north, east and south.
  • If you wish to see the largest cave of the world, it is situated in Criva, Moldova which has the longest path underground and is a must visit cave.
  • Wine is exported in large quantities in the state of Molsova and rates to be the largest exporter of the world. Almost half of the population is involved in the process of making wine and viticulture.
  • The cave “Emil Racovita” in Criva is the 8th largest cave on the planet.
  • Moldova is slightly larger than the state of Maryland with a total area of 33,843 sq km (13,067 sq mi)
  • Moldova consists mostly of a hilly plain that is cut by deep valleys with many rivers and streams. The terrain slopes gradually southward. The Codri Hills run through the center of the country and contain the nation’s highest point of Mount Balanesti, at 430 meters (1,410 feet). The lowest point is along the Dniester River, with an elevation of 2 meters (6.6 feet)
  • The region that is now Moldova (also called Bessarabia) has historically been inhabited by a largely Romanian speaking population. the region was part of the larger Romanian principality of Moldova in the 18th century.
  • Chisinau is the capital and the largest city of Moldova. Located in the middle of the country, on the river Bic, Chisinau, is the main industrial commercial center of the country.
  • There are more than 40 parks in Moldova (old arrangements of different tree species, exotic plants and lakes) from which 20 are in good repair.
  • One of the smallest countries of the region of Eastern Europe. Despite its small size, it has 2 autonomous regions. Transnistria and Gagauza, self proclaimed independent regions.
  • There are 30 monasteries (some of them dating back to 15th century) and wood churches.

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