Western Moldavia

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Moldova  (Romanian)
Map of Romania with region Moldavia in yellow
Map of Romania with region Moldavia in yellow
 • Total46,173 km2 (17,827 sq mi)
 • Total4,178,694
 • Density91/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Moldavia (Romanian: Moldova), also called Romanian Moldavia or Western Moldavia, is the main historic and geographical part of the old Principality of Moldavia. It is in eastern and north-eastern Romania. Romanian Moldavia is made up of eight counties. This covers over 18% of Romania's territory. Six out of the 8 counties make up Romania's Nord-Est development region. The two southern counties are in Romania's Sud-Est development region. It makes up around 48.67% of full Moldavia.

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