20 Facts About Moldova

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  1. Moldova is placed the 12th among the top world wine exporters.
  2. Vine growing and wine making in Moldova counts for almost 5,000 years.
  3. The largest underground wine cellar in the world, Cricova, is “hidden” in this country.
  4. The Milestii Mici’s wine collection of 1.5 million bottles has been included in the Guinness World Records at the category The Largest Quality Wine Collection in the World.
  5. Strong Drinks Museum, in Tirnauca village, is the largest building in the world in the shape of a bottle (28m).
  6. There are 30 monasteries (some of them dating back to 15th century) and wood churches.
  7. The second official language of Gagauzia, situated in the south of Moldova, is a dying out language, with only 200000 speakers.
  8. Russia still has 2,500 troops and 22,000 tons of ammunition in Transnistria.
  9. The Cave “Emil Racovita”, in Criva, is the 8th greatest cave on the planet.
  10. During the Soviet Union period Moldova was the most densely populated republic.
  11. The greatest ruler of Moldova, Stefan cel Mare, (1457-1504) won 34 wars out of 36 fought.
  12. Moldova is one of only three national flags that differ on their obverse and reverse sides – the others are Paraguay and Saudi Arabia.
  13. Out of 152 countries included in the ranking of Internet access speed, Moldova is on the 3rd place.
  14. Cleopatra Stratan holds the record for the highest paid young artist, the youngest artist to receive an MTV award and the youngest artist to score a #1 hit in a country.
  15. Congaz is the largest village in Europe.
  16. In the time of the USSR Soroca became the Gipsy capital of the world.
  17. The oldest oak tree here is 600 years old.
  18. The biggest animal that ever lived on this territory is “Denoterium”, a breed of what is known to be like an elephant.  The animal’s skeleton is now preserved in the ethnographic museum and is considered to be the second biggest in Europe.
  19. There are more than 40 parks in Moldova (old arrangements of different tree species, exotic plants and lakes) from which 20 are in good repair.
  20. The biggest park is Taul Natural Reservation (46 ha), offering quiet and beautiful settings.  There are more than 385 of such protected zones, the most interesting places being the caves and the coral formations.

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30 Responses to 20 Facts About Moldova

  1. Reblogged this on moldovaholiday and commented:
    Some interesting facts from Trip Moldova

  2. Valeria.Munteanu says:

    The facts are noteworthy, but would be of use to give some sources for reference. Some of the informations seems unrealistic, but it of course depends of where the facts have been taken from.

  3. Joanna says:

    I am a Moldova fan from Poland, I love your wine, culture and people. Can’t wait to visit Moldova again!

  4. Nicolas says:

    It was a nice list untill I got to point 13. Which takes away all credibility of the list…


    And endless more sources all state that Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong and The Netherlands have the fastest internet connections. No where is Moldova 3rd.

    More sources and better facts would be appreciated 😉

  5. I love how you start off with 5 points about alcohol haha… I am sure you are familiar with the cure for all this great drinks too? 😀

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  7. Reblogged this on Chisinau, seriously? and commented:
    This is for all those who may plan to come and visit. On top of all this, apparently low-cost airline Wizzair will start flying to Chisinau as of September 2013.

  8. Dyma Deezy says:

    Stefan cel Mare won 45 battles/wars out of 47 fought , not 34 out of 36

  9. Carolina says:

    Big thanks for sharing amazing & unknown facts about Moldova

  10. arinalivadari says:

    Reblogged this on Arina Livadari and commented:
    20 important facts about Moldova! Gotta read this.

  11. Mary O says:

    Reblogged this on There's Something about Mary and commented:
    Some fun facts about Moldova 🙂

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  13. Viorica says:

    Reblogged this on travelblog.md and commented:
    O postare foarte bună despre R.Moldova pe triptomoldova.wordpress.com

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  16. I guess you love your country which is nice. But number 8 is acually taken out of context and looks like Propaganda because the information is either based on Russophobia or unconsidered.

    …………Russia still has 2,500 troops and 22,000 tons of ammunition in Transnistria………………..

    In Transnistria, there are 402 Russian, 492 – Transdnistrian and 355 Moldovan peacemakers.
    And so-called ammunition is actually what was inherited after the fall of Soviet Union.
    There was a full fratricidal war and think about how many more people could die if Russia hadn’t brought its peacemakers.

  17. Marius says:

    Ярослав i live in Moldova and its the best country ever.Russia transport ilegal guns and ammo to Transnistria but this would not stop us to defeat RUSSIA ARMY!!!!!!!

  18. Cadence says:

    The facts were really interesting 😄

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