Moldova /mɒlˈdoʊvə/, officially the Republic of Moldova is a landlocked state in Eastern Europe located between Romania to the west and Ukraine to the north, east, and south. It declared itself an independent state with the same boundaries as the Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic in 1991 as part of the dissolution of the Soviet Union. On 29 July 1994, the new constitution of Moldova was adopted. A strip of Moldova's internationally recognized territory on the east bank of the river Dniester has been under the de facto control of the breakaway government of Transnistria since 1990. The...
|Founded:||August 27, 1991|
|Official language:||Moldovan language|
|Area:||13,068 sq. mi.|
|Form of government:||Parliamentary republic|
|Also known as:||Republic of Moldova, Moldavia, República da Moldávia|