18 Magical Facts About Moldova

    1. Moldova is a small, landlocked country in Eastern Europe.
    2. It is bordered by Ukraine to the north, east and south and Romania to the west.
    3. Fancy an adventure? The coordinates for this beautiful country are 47.0000° N, 28.9167°
    4. The terrain here is mostly rolling steppe (large, flat, grassland) with a gradual southern slope.
    5. The total land area of Moldova is only 13,050 square miles (33,800 square kilometres).
    6. Moldova’s population was 3.6 million in 2013…
    7. … this means it’s less than half as densely populated as the UK!
    8. The capital is Chișinău; it which covers an area of 47.5 square miles (123 square kilometres) and had a population of 669,694 in 2012.
    9. The average life span here is 68 years.
    10. Moldovans enjoy a moderate continental climate with moderate winters and warm summers.

  1. Moldova boasts the largest wine collection in the world with more than 1.5 million bottles in a 34 mile underground cellar at the Milestii Mici winery!
  2. Wine has been produced in this country for millennia, with evidence dating back at least 4,000 years!
  3. Despite formerly being a part of the Soviet Union, the official language of Moldova is Moldovan, which is actually based upon the Romanian language.
  4. Moldovan Leu is the official currency. Take lots of spending money if you’re heading here; there’s lots of wine to buy!
  5. Moldova grows vegetables, fruits and grains, rears cattle and produces wine.
  6. Its industry consists of agricultural machinery, food processing, foundry equipment and refrigerators.
  7. Moldova also exports wine, textiles, foodstuffs and machinery.
  8. The international dialling code for Moldova is 00373 and as always, Cherry Call offers super cheap calls to Moldova – more money to spend on Moldovan wine!

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