From 1940 to 1991, Moldova was a republic of the Soviet Union. It was called the Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic, or simply Moldavia. With the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, the republic declared its independence and changed its name to Moldova. Chisinau is Moldova’s capital and largest city.
Temperatures average about 25 °F (-4 °C) in January and about 70 °F (21 °C) in July.
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
POPULATION: 4.3 million
LANGUAGE: Moldovan, Russian
CURRENCY: Moldovan Leu
ELECTRIC CURRENT: 220V, 50Hz. To power any electrical item an international adapter or a two pin plug is required.
COUNTRY DIALLING CODE: +373
TIME ZONE: GMT/UTC +2