Moldova

map moldovaCOUNTRY:
– Republic of Moldova
– Former Soviet Union country, established in 1991
– Located between Romania and the Ukraine
– About the size of Maryland

PEOPLE:
– Over 4.5 million people
– Languages – Romanian (official) and Russian

RELIGION:
– Over 95% Eastern Orthodox

ECONOMY:
– Poorest European country
– 40% of Moldovans are farmers
– 25% of workforce are employed in other countries