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Where is Moldova?

Moldova is in the southeastern Europe, between Prut and Dniester (Nistru), but also on the left bank of Dniester. It is bordered by Romania and Ukraine. It was formerly a part of Romania and later occupied by USSR. Full Answer

WHere is Transnistna located?

Transnistria, which can also be spelled Trans-Dniester, or Transdniestria, is a sliver of land along the border of Moldova and Ukraine. It is officially recognized by almost all of the world as part of Moldova, but is rests on the… Full Answer

What is a Bessarabian?

A Bessarabian is a native or inhabitant of Besserabia, a geographic region in Eastern Europe bounded by the Dniester River on one side and the Prut river on the other - now divided between Moldova and the Ukraine. Full Answer

What is Moldova?

a) Republic of Moldova: now an independent country, between Prut and Dniester; in the past an Eastern province of Romania, occupied by Russian hordes b) Moldova: a province in Romania, between the Oriental Carpathians and Prut c) Moldova is also… Full Answer

What is the absolute location of tighina moldova?

Located on the right (western) bank of the river Dniester in the historical region of Bessarabia, together with its suburb Proteagailovca, the city forms a municipality, which is separate from Transnistria according to the Moldovan law. Bender is located in… Full Answer

What is the history behind the word Bulgarians?

Asparukh, heir of Old Great Bulgaria's han Kubrat, migrated with several Bulgar tribes to the lower courses of the rivers Danube, Dniester and Dniepr (known as Ongal) after his father's state was subjugated by the Khazars. He conquered Moesia and… Full Answer