Moldova Political Map
Moldova Country Information:
Moldova is located in eastern Europe. Moldova is bordered by Ukraine to the north and east and Romania to the west.
Moldova Bordering Countries:
Balatina, Balti, Bender, Briceni, Budai, Cahul, Causeni, Chisinau, Cimislia, Colibasi, Comrat, Cornesti, Danu, Dubasari, Edinet, Etulia, Floresti, Glodeni, Hincesti, Largara, Leova, Lipcani, Mingir, Orhei, Otaci, Rezina, Ribnita, Riscani, Slobozia, Soroca, Tiraspol, Tomai and Vulcanesti.
Nistru (Dniester) River and Prut River.
Moldova Natural Resources:
Moldova has a few mineral resources, some of which are phosphorites, gypsum and limestone. Other natural resources for this country include lignite and arable land.
Moldova Natural Hazards:
Moldova has some natural hazards that occur, including landslides. In 1998 alone there were 57 reported landslides for this country.
Moldova Environmental Issues:
Some of the environmental issues for Moldova are due to the heavy use of agricultural chemicals (including banned pesticides such as DDT), which have contaminated the soil and groundwater. There is also extensive soil erosion from poor farming methods.