Moldova

SHORT INFORMATION

Administrative divisions of Moldova

Moldova is divided into 32 districts (Romanian: "raioane", raions), 3 municipalities (Chişinău, Bălţi, and Bender), one "autonomous territorial unit" (Gagauzia), and the territorial unit of Transnistria, the final status of which is yet unclear.

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Easter in Moldova

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.

SHORT INFORMATION

Geography of Moldova

Moldova, a country in eastern Europe that was once part of the Soviet Union. Moldova lies near the Black Sea and is bordered by Romania and Ukraine. Moldova occupies rich prairie land and is drained by the Prut and Dniester rivers. The area is 13,012 square miles (33,700 km2).