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Republic of Moldova
Republica Moldova  (Romanian)
Anthem: 
Limba Noastră
"Our Language"
Location of Moldova (green) and Transnistria (light green) in Europe.
Location of Moldova (green) and
Transnistria (light green) in Europe.
Capital
and largest city
Chișinău
47°0′N28°55′E / 47.000°N 28.917°E / 47.000; 28.917
Official languagesRomaniana[1][2][3]
Recognised regional languages
Inter-ethnic languagesRussian[4][5][6]
DemonymMoldovan
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentaryconstitutional republic
Igor Dodon
Pavel Filip
Andrian Candu
LegislatureParliament
Independence from the USSR
23 June 1990
27 August 1991b
21 December 1991
25 December 1991
2 March 1992
• Constitution adopted
29 July 1994
Area
• Including Transnistria
33,846 km2 (13,068 sq mi) (135th)
• Water (%)
1.4 (including Transnistria)
• Excluding Transnistria
29,683 km2 (11,461 sq mi)
Population
• 2014 census
2,998,235[7]
(excluding Transnistria)
• Density
105/km2 (271.9/sq mi) (101st)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$20 billion[8]
• Per capita
$5,657 [8]
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$8 billion[8]
• Per capita
$2,240[8]
Gini (2014)Positive decrease 26.8[9]
low
HDI (2015)Decrease 0.699[10]
medium · 107th
CurrencyLeu (MDL)
Time zoneEET(UTC+2)
• Summer (DST)
EEST (UTC+3)
Drives on theright
Calling code+373
Patron saintSaint George[citation needed]
ISO 3166 codeMD
Internet TLD.md
  1. As determined by the Moldovan Declaration of Independence, which the Constitutional court of Moldova found to take precedence over Article 13 of the Constitution, which uses the name "Moldovan".[1]
  2. Date of proclamation. Independence subsequently finalized with the dissolution of the USSR in December 1991.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 20, 2018


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