Moldova is a picturesque country – all covered by green hills, with ancient villages, with tranquil lakes and beautiful sunflower fields – with a whole world full of old charm that is very cumbersome to reproduce.
Located between the Prut and Dniester, Moldova covers 33,700 km2 (350 km from north to south and 150 km from east to west). Its central region is formed by the plate Bessarabian composed of mountainous and forested areas (up to 400 m altitude). This region retains its old name “Codru” meaning “old growth”.
With an estimated population of 4,446,455 (July 2004), Moldova is one of Europe where population density is highest. The population is still predominantly rural (53.5%).
Chisinau, the capital, is an amazing green city located in the valley of the river Bic, surrounded by parks and lakes. With the exception of the famous statues of Alexander Pushkin (who spent his years of exile in Chisinau), Eminescuet Mihai Moldovan other famous writers, to the park entrance Stefan cel Mare, is placed the statue of the hero as a symbol of peace in the country. By visiting this peaceful country, you’ll be amazed by the variety and beauty of its traditions.