The Travel Guide to Moldova, official site of the National Tourism Agency. Saharna Monastery The Saint Trinity Monastery in Saharna, the biggest center for religious pilgrimages in Moldova.
ANTREC-Moldova More about upcountry Moldova by the rural tourism association. Academy of Sciences of Moldova Official website of the academy.
Diplomatic Missions Diplomatic Missions of Moldova Abroad Address list of Moldova's Diplomatic Missions abroad.
Destination Moldova, the landlocked Eastern European country sandwiched between Ukraine and Romania in a region formerly known as Bessarabia. Spoken languages are Moldovan (same as Romanian), recognized regional languages are Ukrainian, Russian, and Gagauz (a Turkic language).
The country covers an area of 33,850 km² making it somewhat larger than Belgium, or slightly larger than the U. Background: Formerly ruled by Romania, Moldova became part of the Soviet Union at the close of World War II.
One of the poorest nations in Europe, Moldova became the first former Soviet state to elect a communist as its president in 2001.
In 2014 the Moldovan Government signed an Association Agreement with the EU, advancing the Coalition's policy priority of EU integration. Geography: Location: Landlocked country in Eastern Europe, northeast of Romania. mi.) Terrain: Highland predominating the central part, rolling steppe, gradual hilly slopes south to Black Sea.