Moldova travel advice, temperature, rainfall, SIM cards, ATM and road rules

Moldova 🇲🇩

Moldova is part of Europe with main city at Chisinau. Its Developed country with a population of 4M people. The main currency is Moldovan Leu. The languages spoken are Romanian. the Republic of Moldova is the formal name of Moldova It is adviced to Exercise normal safety precautions Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developed   🌤️ ~4.29 °C   🌧 ~34.18 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 4M people

Advice

⚠️ Travel advice

Exercise normal safety precautions

We've reviewed our travel advice for Moldova.  We haven't changed the level – exercise normal safety precautions in Moldova. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. Reconsider your need to travel to Transnistria.

issued date: February 22, 2019

Weather

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General

🔌 Sockets

Moldova uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Romanian

Money

💱 Currencies Used

Moldova uses the Moldovan leu (symbol: L), code MDL.Banknotes come in denominations of 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 lei. Leu is subdivided into 100 bans. Coins come in denominations of 5 and 1 lei and 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 bans.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Moldova. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Moldova is on average 11.1 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Moldova is low. It is not as easy to find one.

📱 Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 119.76 MDL, which includes 5 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Moldcell, Orange or Unité. Moldova uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Moldova upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

📞 Calling

To call Moldova, dial +, then 373 (the country code for Moldova), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Moldova, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 22 .

Driving

🛣️ Road rules

In Moldova you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 60 km/h (37 mph) in all built-up areas, 90 km/h (55 mph) on undivided highways, 90 km/h (55 mph) on motorways and 90 km/h (55 mph) on expressways.

🆘 Emergency

Police

2222222

Ambulance

221221

Fire department

112

Last updated: October 8, 2019