What is Moldova?

  • (noun): A landlocked republic in eastern Europe; formerly a European soviet but achieved independence in 1991.
    Synonyms: Republic of Moldova, Moldavia


Moldova i/mɔːlˈdoʊvə/, officially the Republic of Moldova (Moldovan/Romanian: Republica Moldova ) is a landlocked nation in Eastern Europe located between Romania to the west and Ukraine to the north, east, and south. The capital city is Chișinău. It declared itself an independent state with the same boundaries as the Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic in 1991 as part of the dissolution of the Soviet Union. On 29 July 1994, the new constitution of Moldova was adopted. A strip of Moldova's internationally recognized territory on the east bank of the river Dniester has been under the de facto control of the breakaway government of Transnistria since 1990.

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Austria–Moldova Relations
... Austrian-Moldovan relations are foreign relations between Austria and Moldova ... Austria is represented in Moldova through its embassy in Bucharest (Romania) and through an honorary consulate in Chişinău ... Moldova has an embassy in Vienna and an honorary consulate in Innsbruck ...
Austria–Moldova Relations - Senior Official Meetings
... In 1996, the President of Moldova, Mircea Snegur, visited Austria ... In 1997, Petru Lucinschi, President of Moldova, participated in Salzburg at the Economical Summit of central and eastern Europe ... He said that there were bright prospects for Moldova and Austria to expand their bilateral mutually beneficial cooperation, and spoke up for more active Austrian investment in privatized Moldovan enterprises and for ...
Asociaţia Radioamatorilor Din Moldova
... Asociaţia Radioamatorilor din Moldova (ARM) (in English, Amateur Radio Society of Moldova) is a national non-profit organization for amateur radio ... ARM is the national member society representing Moldova in the International Amateur Radio Union ...
Austria–Moldova Relations - Treaties and Policy Statements
... Austria and Moldova have agreed on various treaties covering subject such as bilateral foreign trade relations, transport, promotion and protection of Investments and ... to define the Transnistrian legal status based on political stability in Moldova and its territorial integrity ... In April 2006, Ursula Plassnik, foreign minister of Austria, said that Moldova is a neighbour and a partner of the community of E.U ...
Moldova - Culture - Sport
... Main article Sport in Moldova Trânta (a form of wrestling) is the national sport in Moldova ... Association football is the most popular sport in Moldova ... The most prestigious cycling race is the Moldova President's Cup, which was first run in 2004 ...