Moldova, officially the Republic of Moldova is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe, located between Romania to the west and Ukraine to the north, east and south. The region was a province part of the Greater Romania before the Soviet invasion in 1940. It declared itself an independent state with the same boundaries as the preceding Moldovan SSR in 1991, as part of the dissolution of the Soviet Union. A strip of Moldova's internationally recognized territory on the east bank of the river Nistru has been under the de facto control of the breakaway government of Transnistria since 1990.
The country is a parliamentary republic and democracy with a president as head of state and a prime minister as head of government. Moldova is a member state of the United Nations, Council of Europe, WTO, OSCE, GUAM, CIS, BSEC and other international organizations. Moldova currently aspires to join the European Union, and has implemented the first three-year Action Plan within the framework of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP). About a quarter of the population lives on less than US $2 a day.
(Taken frome Wikipedia)
Capital and biggest city is Chisinau
The President of Moldova is it's Head of State, he is elected for every 4th year by the parlaiment. The Head of Government is the Prime Minister, he is chosen by the President.
The Country has one zoo mentioned on these pages in the city of Chisinau
Most western Countrys do not need a Visa
International callingcode is +373
The countrys curency is the Moldovan leu (MDL) and is best exchanged in Moldova