Moldova is officially known as the Republic of Moldova. It is located in Eastern Europe, and shares borders with Romania and Ukraine. Moldova gained independence in 1991, at the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Moldova is a republic, with a unicameral Parliament system in place. Moldova has a population of 3,583,288, consisting of Moldavians, Ukrainians, Russians, Gagauzians, Romanians, and Bulgarians. Moldova is also one of only a few countries that uses its official full name, the Republic of Moldova, for UN voting.

General Information
Official Name: 
Republic of Moldova, Republica Moldova
Capitol: 
Chisinau
Population: 
3,559,000
Languages: 
Moldovan
Geographic Region: 
Geographic Size (km sq): 
33,846
Year of UN Membership: 
1992
Year of Present State Formation: 
1991
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Key Statistics & Indicators
Gross Domestic Product (GDP, Nominal): 
$8.178 Billion
Per Capita Income (PPP Adjusted): 
$3,927 (CID)
GDP Growth: 
8.90 (%)
Human Development Index (HDI): 
0.66
Gini Index (Income Inequality): 
33.00
Unemployment: 
5.80%
Foreign Aid Recieved: 
$473.08Million (USD)
Economic Grouping: 
Developing Country
Landlocked Developing Country
History
International Relations
UN Voting Blocs & Caucuses: 
Eastern European Group
Major International & Regional Organizations: 
BSEC: Black Sea Economic Cooperation Zone
CD: Community of Democracies
CoEu: Council of Europe
CEI: Central European Initiative
CIS: Commonwealth of Independent States
EAEC: Eurasian Economic Community
EAPC: Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council
EBRD: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
GCTU: General Confederation of Trade Unions
GUAM: Organization for Democracy and Economic Development
ICC: International Chamber of Commerce
ICRM: International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
IFRCS: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Interpol: International Criminal Police Organization
IOC: International Olympic Committee
IOM: International Organization for Migration
IPU: Inter-Parliamentary Union
ISO: International Organization for Standardization
ITUC: International Trade Union Confederation
OIF: Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
OSCE: Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
PFP: Partnership for Peace
SELEC: Convention of the Southeast European Law Enforcement Center
Union Latina
WCO: World Customs Organization
UN Specialized Agencies & Organizations: 
CTBTO: Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
IAEA: International Atomic Energy Agency
IBRD: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
ICAO: International Civil Aviation Organization
ICSID: International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes
IDA: International Development Association
IFAD: International Fund for Agricultural Development
IFC: International Finance Corporation
ILO: International Labor Organization
IMF: International Monetary Fund
IMO: International Maritime Organization
ITU: International Telecommunications Union
MIGA: Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
OPCW: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNIDO: United Nations Industrial Development Organization
UNWTO: United Nations World Tourism Organization
UPU: Universal Postal Union
WBG: World Bank Group
WHO: World Health Organization
WIPO: World Intellectual Property Organization
WMO: World Meteorological Organization
WTO: World Trade Organization
Current UN Peacekeeping Missions: 
UNMIL: United Nations Mission in Liberia
UNMISS: UN Mission in the Republic of South Sudan
UNOCI: United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire
Bilateral Relations
United Nations Data
Government Sources
UN Mission
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