Moldova Google maps and Driving Directions
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Google Maps Moldova
Moldova is rolling steppe, gradual slope south to Black Sea.
The map above fully covers Moldova with its road routes from cities to towns, road intersections in any region, provinces, prefectures, also with free driving directions in Chisinau or to the neighboring towns and countries. To look at the detailed map about a particular quarter in Chisinau in Romanian, please click on the area and zoom to the place you are interested in the Google maps of Moldova (MD).
Be creative, use the extras of this Google map; This is a detailed, clear, zoomable, large road map of Moldova with its administrative divisions; 32 raions (raioane, singular – raion), 3 municipalities (municipii, singular – municipiul), 1 autonomous territorial unit (unitatea teritoriala autonoma), and 1 territorial unit (unitatea teritoriala)raions: Anenii Noi, Basarabeasca, Briceni, Cahul, Cantemir, Calarasi, Causeni, Cimislia, Criuleni, Donduseni, Drochia, Dubasari, Edinet, Falesti, Floresti, Glodeni, Hincesti, Ialoveni, Leova, Nisporeni, Ocnita, Orhei, Rezina, Riscani, Singerei, Soldanesti, Soroca, Stefan-Voda, Straseni, Taraclia, Telenesti, Unghenimunicipalities: Balti, Bender, Chisinauautonomous territorial unit: Gagauziaterritorial unit: Stinga Nistrului (Transnistria).
The interactive map above is also may be used as the satellite map of Moldova, or as a reverse search map for finding an address from its GPS coordinates.
Moldova (formerly Moldavia) is a landlocked republic of hilly plains lying east of the Carpathian Mountains between the Prut and Dniester (Dnestr) rivers. The country is sandwiched between Romania and Ukraine. The region is very fertile, with rich black soil (chernozem) covering three-quarters of the territory.
Moldova (area: 33 846 sq km / 13 068,01 sq mi), where the official language is Romanian, lying in Europe and using the currency; Moldovan leu (MDL), since 1993, set their clock to UTC+2. That means they are 7 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time in Chisinau in Romanian, the capital. Note to the time difference: Daylight saving time: +1hr begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October.
The climate in Moldova; Warm summers and relatively mild winters. Moderate rainfall is evenly spread throughout the year.
Geography in a nutshell; Steppes and hilly plains are drained by the Dniester and Prut rivers.
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Driving directions Moldova
The Google maps and Google Satellite maps of Moldova above showing the country, located next to Romania, Ukraine. For your further reference, the latitude and longitude coordinates of Moldova are 47 00 N, 29 00 E , while the capital, Chisinau in Romanian found at 47 00 N 28 51 E.
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About Moldova and the capital, Chisinau
|The national flag of Moldova||Borderline map of Moldova|
|Flag description: three equal vertical bands of blue (hoist side), yellow, and red; emblem in center of flag is of a Roman eagle of gold outlined in black with a red beak and talons carrying a yellow cross in its beak and a green olive branch in its right talons and a yellow scepter in its left talons; on its breast is a shield divided horizontally red over blue with a stylized aurochs head, star, rose, and crescent all in black-outlined yellow; based on the color scheme of the flag of Romania – with which Moldova shares a history and culture – but Moldova’s blue band is lighter; the reverse of the flag does not display any coat of arms. Note: one of only three national flags that differ on their obverse and reverse sides – the others are Paraguay and Saudi Arabia.||Border length: total: 1,885 km. Border countries (total: 2): Romania 683 km, Ukraine 1,202 km.|
Did you know about Moldova?
- Moldova was once part of Romania, but was incorporated into the Soviet Union in 1940. It has been fully independent since 1991.
- Vast underground wine vaults contain entire “streets of bottles built into rock quarries.
- The rich, black soil of Moldova is ideal for growing cotton, grapes, and sunflowers, the seeds of which are a valuable export crop.
Moldova is a landlocked republic that was formerly called the Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic and was part of the USSR. It is bordered by Romania in the west and bounded on all other sides by Ukraine. The River Prut forms the whole of the western boundary with Romania while the River Dnister (Nistru) flows close to the eastern border and coincides with it in the northeast and southeast. Moldova is a predominantly hilly plain with an average height of around 150 meters or 500 feet.
Moldova’s capital and largest city are Chisinau (Kishinev). The majority of people live in rural areas and are engaged in agriculture. Moldova lacks natural mineral resources and has to import most of its energy supplies. Its most important industries are in the area of food processing.
Facts of Moldova (MD)
Name conventional long form: Republic of Moldova, conventional short form: Moldova, local long form: Republica Moldova, local short form: Moldova, former: Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic, Moldovan Soviet Socialist Republic, etymology: named for the Moldova River in neighboring eastern Romania
Codes: ISO; MD, Internet; .md
Capital city: Chisinau
Language(s): Moldovan 58.8% (official language; virtually the same as the Romanian language), Romanian 16.4%, Russian 16%, Ukrainian 3.8%, Gagauz 3.1% (a Turkish language), Bulgarian 1.1%, other 0.3%, unspecified 0.4% (2004 estimate). Note: represents language usually spoken
National holiday(s): Independence Day, 27 August (1991)
Currency: Moldovan leu (MDL), since 1993
GPS: 47 00 N, 29 00 E, Chisinau; 47 00 N 28 51 E
Location: Eastern Europe, northeast of Romania
Geography note: landlocked country; well endowed with various sedimentary rocks and minerals including sand, gravel, gypsum, and limestone
Land boundaries: Romania 683 km, Ukraine 1,202 km, total: 1,885 km
Maritime boundaries: N/A
Coastline: 0 km (landlocked country)
Area: total: 33,851 sq km; land: 32,891 sq km, water: 960 sq km (total 13 068,01 mi2), slightly larger than Maryland.
Roadways: total: 9,352 km, paved: 8,835 km, unpaved: 517 km (2012)
Waterways: 558 km (in public use on Danube, Dniester and Prut rivers) (2011)
Local time (capital): UTC+2, 7 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time
Note to the local time: Daylight saving time: +1hr begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October
Population in Moldova: 4 041 065
Population in Chisinau in Romanian: 772 500 (including the metropolitan areas)
Urbanization: urban population: 45% of total population (2015)
Major urban areas population: CHISINAU (capital) 725,000 (2015)
Population growth rate: -1.04% (2016 estimate)
Birth rate: 11.8 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Death rate: 12.6 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Age structure: 0-14 years: 18.03% (male 326,244 / female 306,543) 15-24 years: 12.87% (male 233,694 / female 218,189) 25-54 years: 43.55% (male 768,933 / female 760,002) 55-64 years: 13.36% (male 214,852 / female 254,224) 65 years and over: 12.19% (male 165,811 / female 261,993) (2016 estimate)
Median age: total: 36.3 years; male: 34.5 years, female: 38.3 years (2016 estimate)
Ethnic groups: Moldovan 75.8%, Ukrainian 8.4%, Russian 5.9%, Gagauz 4.4%, Romanian 2.2%, Bulgarian 1.9%, other 1%, unspecified 0.4% (2004 estimate). Note: internal disputes with ethnic Slavs in the Transnistrian region
Religions: Orthodox 93.3%, Baptist 1%, other Christian 1.2%, other 0.9%, atheist 0.4%, none 1%, unspecified 2.2% (2004 estimate)
Government type: Unitary parliamentary republic
Legal system: civil law system with Germanic law influences; Constitutional Court review of legislative acts
National anthem: Limba Noastra (Our Language)
Known national hazards: landslides
Major infectious diseases: N/A
Land use: agricultural land: 74.9%; arable land 55.1%; permanent crops 9.1%; permanent pasture 10.7%; forest: 11.9%; other: 13.2% (2011 estimate)
Agricultural products: vegetables, fruits, grapes, grain, sugar beets, sunflower seeds, tobacco; beef, milk; wine
Industries: sugar, vegetable oil, food processing, agricultural machinery; foundry equipment, refrigerators and freezers, washing machines; hosiery, shoes, textiles
Export commodities: foodstuffs, textiles, machinery
Main export partners: Romania 23.1%, Italy 10.2%, Turkey 9.4%, Russia 8%, Germany 6.6%, Belarus 6.4% (2015)
Import commodities: mineral products and fuel, machinery and equipment, chemicals, textiles
Main import partners: Russia 22.7%, Romania 18.1%, Ukraine 11.5%, Germany 7%, Italy 4.8%, Turkey 4.4% (2015)
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