General Information

The Republic of Moldova is one of East Europe countries located near the Black Sea, a land of fertility and magic of nature and it is the smallest country in Europe.

Moldova has faced a lot of difficulties in its history, politically, economically, and Geographically. Although, it has maintained a geographical and social cohesion. It enjoys spectacular views of the green highlands and beautiful villages.

It has tranquil lakes, which mediate the sun flower fields in a gorgeous scenery which blends the magic of nature and rural life that is entrenched in simplicity.

As the Republic of Moldova have long been under the rule of the Soviet Union, the Russian language is very widespread in the country, but the official language in the state language is Romanian or Moldovan. The proportion of speaking Romanian or Russian very close.

The historical bond between Romania and Moldova have a significant impact on the Moldovan culture, but the cultural impact that followed the Second World War and of Soviet culture left deep effects in the modern culture of Moldova which we find in literature, theater and fine arts. Turkish culture also has a significant impact on the Moldovan society.

Political regime: Republican – parliamentarian.

Date of independence from the Soviet Union: August 27, 1991.

Area: 33,843 km2.

Population: 3,500,000 inhabitants.

National currency: Moldovan Lee (1USD = 19.5 Lee, 1Euro = 22 Lee).

Capital: Chisinau which is the largest city in the Republic, with population of 750 thousand inhabitants. Chisinau is situated in the center of the country .and it is a large industrial center for the production of food and equipment construction.

Among the most other important cities in Moldova is a city of "Aorhiwil Vichy" which commonly known as "Orhei". This city keeps all that remains of the ancient civilizations and the remains of medieval castles and forts built by famous knights of the Middle Ages as well as mosques and shrines and palaces built in the Mughal era, especially in the year of 1499, which witnessed the Tatars invasion of the region.

Moldova cannot be regarded as a first class tourist country, but we can say that it is a country worth a visit, because of its mixture and diversity of cultures and blending of races.

Usually, the media shows Moldova as a poor country in economic terms, but what you find of opulence and luxury cars and buildings in the capital Chisinau lets you wonder and think about the validity of media statements

The most important thing in Moldova that the country lives in safety, and its people respect foreigners, and they do not find in Arabs any weird or distasteful element, but the traveler to Moldova should follow the popular proverb which says: Hey stranger, be polite and behave normally .

As for investment, it can be said that in Moldova there are excellent investment opportunities, especially in the agricultural sector and service projects. It is a transit country for those coming by road from CIS and travel to the southern EU states, in addition, the EU has provided tariff and tax exemptions on Moldovan products exported to Europe.