Moldova is part of Europe with main city at Chisinau. It's usually 🌤️ -0.72 °C in Moldova with a rainfall of 🌧 33.07 mm. Internet speed in Moldova is on average 11.1 Mbps. In Moldova you drive on the right side. Its Developed country with a population of 4M people. The main currency is Moldovan Leu. The languages spoken are Romanian. Automatic teller machines are common in Moldova. Current travel safety advice is Exercise a high degree of caution. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developed 🌤️ ~-0.72 °C 🌧 ~33.07 mm 👨👩👦👦 4M people
Moldova Travel Advice
🛡️ Travel safety
Exercise a high degree of caution
We've reviewed the travel advice for Moldova. We haven't changed the level, exercise a high degree of caution. Higher levels apply in some areas. Russia's invasion of neighbouring Ukraine is ongoing. Due to the war in Ukraine, Moldova continues to be under a nationwide state of emergency. Political protests occur in Moldova. You should follow the instructions of the local authorities at all times. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Moldova overall due to the volatile security environment and military conflict in neighbouring Ukraine Higher levels apply in some areas.
Moldova Essential travel details
Moldova uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.
The languages that are typically spoken are Romanian
Money in Moldova
💱 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.
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 in Moldova
Internet speed in Moldova is on average 11.1 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Moldova is low. It is not as easy to find one.
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.
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 in Moldova
🛣️ 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.
Moldova country map
Moldova travel details
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