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General


Population: 4,314,377 (2011)
Land Area: 33,843 sq km
Natural Resources: Lignite, phosphorites, gypsum, arable land, limestone
Capital: Chisinau
Political System: Republic
State Leader: Marian Lupu (2010)
Head of Government: Vladimir Filat (2009)
Languages: Moldovan, Russian, Gagauz
Currency: Moldovan Leu (MDL)
Major Religions: Eastern Orthodox 98%, Jewish 1.5%, Baptist and Other 0.5%
Major Ethnicities: Moldovan/Roumanian 78.2%, Ukrainian 8.4%, Russian 5.8%, Gagauz 4.4%, Bulgarian 1.9%, Other 1.3%
Life Expectancy: 71.37 years (2011)

Economy


GDP Official Exchange Rate: 5.81 billion (2010)
GDP Purchasing Power Parity: 10.99 billion (2010))
GDP Per Capita (PPP): 2,500 (2010)
GDP Growth Rate: 6.5% (2010)
GDP Structure: Agriculture 16.3%, Industry 20.1%, Services 63.6% (2010)
Labour Force By Occupation: Agriculture 40.6%, Industry 16%, Services 43.3% (2005)
Industries: Sugar, vegetable oil, food processing, agricultural machinery, foundry equipment, refrigerators and freezers, washing machines, hosiery, shoes, textiles
Agriculture Products: Vegetables, fruits, wine, grain, sugar beets, sunflower see, tobacco; beef, milk
Human Development Index: 0.649 (111th)
Tourism Revenue: 119 million (2004)
Unemployment Rate: 6.5% (2010)

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Army Size: 6 750 (2004)
Budget: 0.4% of GDP (2005)

Current Situation

 

Moldova is located in Eastern Europe. Moldova is bordered by Romaine and Ukraine. Moldova has one of the lowest GDP's per capita in Europe. Moldova has little natural resources and must import all of its petroleum, natural gas and other energy products. Agriculture is the biggest sector, with a notable wine industry.

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Sources

CIA World Factbook: Moldova
Wikipedia: Moldova
http://hdrstats.undp.org/en/countries/profiles/MDA.html

Updated on: December 25, 2011