Moldova Key Information & Country Data

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Updated: 2018-05-13.

General points to know about the country of Moldova – demographics, important ages, phone numbers, key statistics, and more – whether you are traveling there or not.

Capital: Chișinău (& largest city)

Population: 3 million (2018 estimate)

Language(s): Romanian

President: Igor Dodon

Prime Minister: Pavel Filip

Currency: Moldovan Leu (MDL)

Area: 33,846 km2 (13,068 mi2)

Dialing Code: +373

Time Zone: Eastern European Time “CET” (UTC+2)
•   DST/Summer Time: Eastern European Summer Time “CEST” (UTC+3)

Demonym: Moldovan (what’s a demonym?)

Endonym: Moldova
(their name for their country)
Emergency Dialing Tel. Number: 112 for police, 901 for fire, 903 for ambulance

Drinking Age: None, 18 to purchase

Smoking Age: None, 18 to purchase

Age of Consent: 16

Drives on the: Right

Electricity & Adapter: 230V, 50Hz, Plug Types C / F (plug types)

Country Code (ISO): MD (also the country’s primary TLD {top-level domain})

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