Easter is the most important religious holiday in Moldova. Easter is a transitioning holiday and the exact date for it is calculated using the lunar-solar calendar.
The Republic of Moldova mainly comprises representatives of Christianity. The majority adheres to the Orthodox Church, which incorporates almost 95% of the entire population of the country.
The Republic of Moldova is one of the most densely populated European countries. Its population grew from 3 million in 1961 to nearly 4.3 million in 1995. Population density increased, respectively, from 88 to 129 persons per square kilometre.