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Moldova

Moldova
  • Capital

    Capital

    Chisinau

  • Local time

    Local time

    3:52

  • Population

    Population

    3.55 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +373

  • Currency

    Currency

    L MDL (leu)

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Moldova

Moldova
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Chisinau

  • Local time

    Local time

    3:52

  • Population

    Population

    3.55 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +373

  • Currency

    Currency

    L MDL (leu)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 244

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.21 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    450mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    33 843 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    4%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    12%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    74%

  • Railways

    Railways

    1151km

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    953 229

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    Moldavian/Romanian - 78 %
    Ukrainian - 8 %
    Russian - 5 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    Eastern Orthodox - 98 %
    Jewish - 1 %

  • Literacy rates

    Literacy rates

    99.1%

  • Languages

    Languages

    Moldovan
    Russian
    Gagauz

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    7 550

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    17.4 l/person

  • Smoking

    Smoking

    45.7%

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    7.1%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    152 per 100k

  • HIV

    HIV

    0.6%

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    sugar, vegetable oil, food processing, agricultural machinery, foundry equipment, refrigerators and freezers, washing machines, hosiery, shoes

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    vegetables, fruits, grapes, grain, sugar beets, sunflower seed, tobacco, beef, milk

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    lignite, phosphorites, gypsum, arable land, limestone

  • Energy Import

    Energy Import

    90%

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    lignite, phosphorites, gypsum, arable land, limestone

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    13%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    4 932kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    44 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    32

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What not to do when visiting Moldova

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Business & Communication

Don't forget to shake hands when greeting (men). Women typically greet with a hug and kiss on the cheek, or simply with “Hello, how are you". Men greet women with a handshake. Older men can also kiss the hand of the woman when introduced.

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Marker Moldova
Street & Behavioral

Don’t disrespect the elders in public - always pay respect to them, give them a seat in public transport, hold the door for them or help with the baggage.

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Marker Moldova
Business & Communication

Don’t necessarily photograph military facilities, checkpoints or security forces - it’s prohibited.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Moldova had a civil war shortly after independence during which soldiers from both sides would commonly fight during the day then meet at bars and drink together at night.

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Marker Eastern Europe
Business & Communication

Don't break the eye contact when proposing a toast. Some say if you look away, you're doomed to many years of bad sex.

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Marker Eastern Europe
Business & Communication

Don't forget, saying "Thank you" to a service persons means 'Keep the change'.

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Marker Europe
Business & Communication

Don’t forget to handshake when greeting (men). Women usually greet with light kisses on both cheeks (”air kisses” where you just touch cheeks and kiss the air), a handshake is common on first meeting. Eye contact is important.

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Marker Europe
Business & Communication

Don't smack or slurp - it's not appreciated.

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Marker Europe
Business & Communication

Don't avoid eye contact business and personal conversations. It's a sign of courtesy.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't enter buses, trains or similar before everyone who wants to get out has done so.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't forget to wear reflectors when riding a bike or walking at dark.

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