), is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Romania to the west and Ukraine to the north, east, and south. The capital city is Chișinău.

Moldova declared independence on August 27, 1991 as part of the dissolution of the Soviet Union. The current Constitution of Moldova was adopted in 1994. A strip of Moldovan territory on the east bank of the river Dniester has been under the de facto control of the breakaway government of Transnistria since 1990.

Due to a decrease in industrial and agricultural output following the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the service sector has grown to dominate Moldova's economy and currently composes over 60% of the nation's GDP. However, Moldova remains the poorest country in Europe.

Moldova is a parliamentary republic with a president as head of state and a prime minister as head of government. It is a member state of the United Nations, the Council of Europe, the World Trade Organization (WTO), the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), the GUAM Organization for Democracy and Economic Development, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) and aspires to join the European Union.


Latest News for: Moldova resort


Coronavirus: It's sunsets, screening and self-isolation in Europe

Gulf News 16 Mar 2020
In Hemsedal and many other ski resorts, this is the time of the year when the money is made to carry businesses through the year ... She works in a main hotel in the resort on reception but also helping out cleaning rooms ... The Norwegian government has shut down the resorts and banned public gatherings.

Tourist describes scenes from resort town hit by deadly storms

Kathimerini 11 Jul 2019
A tourist from Moldova described how people started running when a freak storm hit the seaside resort town of Nea Potidea in Halkidiki, the region affected by the severe weather ...

PRESS DIGEST - Bulgaria - March 20

This is Money 20 Mar 2019
-- Bulgaria´s tourism industry will again import staff from Ukraine and Moldova for its summer holiday resorts because of a lack of local qualified seasonal workers, the Institute for Analysis and Research of Tourism said.
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