Overview - Moldova

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Capital:Chisinau
Area:33,843 km²
Population:4,466,706 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Moldovan (official), Russian, Gagauz (Turkish dialect).
Religion(s):Eastern Orthodox - 98%, Jewish - 1.5%, Baptist and others 0.5%.
Ethnic Group(s):Moldovan/Romanian - 78.2%, Ukrainian - 8.4%, Russian - 5.8%, Gagauz - 4.4%, Bulgarian - 1.9%, others - 1.3%.