Actually two countries – but one is not recognised.
date of entry 26/07/2005
area 33.843 km²
GDP 10,746 Bill. US-Dollar
official language Romanian
Gunther speaks Italian, so he could read many of the signs in Romania. This is the official language in Moldova, the former Soviet Socialist Republic of Moldavia. The province of Transnistr, in the south of the country, has declared independence. But this is not recognised by the Moldovan government.