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Moldova Facts

Moldova's Information

Flag of Moldova
Land Area 32,891 km2
Water Area 960 km2
Total Area 33,851km2 (#135)
Population 3,510,485 (#133)
Population Density 106.73/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $18.54 Billion
GDP Per Capita $5,200
Currency Leu (MDL)
Largest Cities
  • Name: Moldova
    Republic of Moldova (long form)
  • Capital City: Chisinau (664,700 pop.)
    (789,500 metro)
  • Moldova Population: 3,619,925 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Moldovan leu
    (conversion rates)

    Boliviano
    One Moldovan leu
  • Ethnicity: Moldovan/Romanian 78.2%, Ukrainian 8.4%, Russian 5.8%, Gagauz 4.4%, Bulgarian 1.9%, other 1.3%
  • GDP total: $12.27 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $3,500 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Moldovan (official, virtually the same as the Romanian language), Russian, Gagauz (a Turkish dialect)
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Chisinau, Tiraspol, Balti, Tighina
  • Name: Moldova's name comes from the Moldova River near the city of Roman, however the exact origin of the name is disputed.
  • National Day: August 27
  • Religion: Eastern Orthodox 98%, Jewish 1.5%, Baptist and other 0.5%
  • Symbols
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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