Population: 4,431,570 (July 2001 est.)

Languages: Moldovan (official, virtually the same as the Romanian language), Russian, Gagauz (a Turkish dialect)

Background: Formerly ruled by Romania, Moldova became part of the Soviet Union at the close of World War II. Although independent from the USSR since 1991, Russian forces have remained on Moldovan territory east of the Nistru (Dnister) River supporting the...

Currency: Moldovan leu (MDL, No information)

Data from CIA World Factbook. Click on CIA link for more. Click on map or flag for larger images.


Moldovan Font Foundries

 · Dmitri Moruz
 · Irina Vascovet
 · Pavel Lipcean

Moldovan Typographic People

 · Irina Vascovet

Related Links

 · CIA World Factbook: Moldova
 · Ethnologue: Languages of Moldova
 · BBC Country profile: Moldova