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ID: 7006656
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Moldova (nation)  Moldova (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 47 15 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 47.2500  decimal degrees
Long: 028 35 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 28.5830  decimal degrees

Note: Area was part of ancient Moldavia; part of Scythia in the 1st millennium BCE; part of Roman Dacia; invaded by various nomadic tribes from 9th century; part of principality of Moldavia 1359; ruled by Ottomans, then Russia; part of the Soviet Union from 1940; official language is Romanian.

Names:
Moldova (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Moldova (Spanish-P,U,N)
Moldova (Romanian-P,U,N)
Moldova (French-P,U,N)
Republic of Moldova (C,O,English,U,N)
Moldova (the Republic of) (C,V)
Republic of Moldova, The (C,V)
The Republic of Moldova (C,V)
Republica Moldova (C,V,Romanian,U)
Rupublica Moldova (C,V,Romanian,U,N)
República de Moldova (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Moldavskaya (C,O,Russian (transliterated)-P,U,N)
Moldavia (C,O,English,U,N)
Moldavija (C,O,Croatian-P,U,N)
Moldavië (C,O,Dutch-P,U,N)
Moldau (C,O,German-P,U,N)
Moldva (C,O,Magyar (Hungarian)-P,U,N)
Muldova (C,O)
Moldávia (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Moldavie (C,O,French,U,N)
République de Moldova (C,O,French,U,N)
Республика Молдова (C,O,Russian-P,U)
摩尔多瓦共和国 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
جُهور ةً مولدّوفا (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
MDA (C,O,ISO3L)
MD (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO498 (C,O,ISO3N)
MD00 (C,O,FIPS)
Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic (H,V)  ............ 1940-1991
Moldavskaja Sovetskaja Socialistčeskaja Respublika (H,V,Russian (transliterated),U,N)  ............ 1940-1991
Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika Moldova (H,V)  ............ 1940-1991
Soviet Socialist Republic of Moldova (H,V)  ............ 1940-1991
Moldavskaya SSR (H,V)  ............ 1940-1991
Moldavian SSR (H,O)  ............ 1940-1991
Moldovan (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Moldova (nation)  ........  Moldova (nation) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Soviet Union (former nation/state/empire)  ........  Soviet Union (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Moldova (nation)  ............  Moldova (nation)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Eastern Europe (general region)  ........  Eastern Europe (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Moldova (nation)  ............  Moldova (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  became independent when the former USSR was dissolved on December 26, 1991
primary political unit (C)
republic (H)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Chişinău .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Europe, Moldova, Municipiul Chişinău) [7010335]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Independent States .......... (association)
................  (World) [1000094]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1992

Sources and Contributors:
Республика Молдова..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
摩尔多瓦共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
جُهور ةً مولدّوفا..........  [VP]
................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
ISO498..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
MD..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
MD00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 51
MDA..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Newsletter (1992) 1992-06-15, III-36
Moldau..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
Moldavia..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 2:608-609
.................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) plate 81
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-63
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 778
Moldávia..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic..........  [VP]
...........................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-)
Moldavian SSR..........  [FDA, VP]
..........................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Moldavië..........  [VP]
.................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) I, 444
Moldavie..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 493
Moldavija..........  [BHA, VP]
....................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
....................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
....................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
....................  Thésaurus Noms de Lieux (1980)
....................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Moldavskaja Sovetskaja Socialistčeskaja Respublika..........  [VP]
...................................................................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-146
Moldavskaya..........  [VP]
.......................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 419
Moldavskaya SSR..........  [FDA, VP]
.............................  Times Atlas of the World (1988)
Moldova..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 672
.................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 May 2017
Moldovan..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 30
Moldova (the Republic of)..........  [VP]
............................................  ISO Online Browsing Platform (2015-) accessed 21 September 2016
Moldva..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
Muldova..........  [VP]
.................  Directory Assistance NYC (1995)
República de Moldova..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 21 July 2009
Republica Moldova..........  [VP]
................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
Republic of Moldova..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Newsletter (1992) 1992-06-15, III-36
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
...................................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 76
Republic of Moldova, The..........  [VP]
.........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
République de Moldova..........  [VP]
......................................  ISO Newsletter (1992) 1992-06-15, III-36
Rupublica Moldova..........  [VP]
................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 672
Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika Moldova..........  [VP]
................................................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-)
Soviet Socialist Republic of Moldova..........  [VP]
...........................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-)
The Republic of Moldova..........  [VP]
.........................................  ISO Online Browsing Platform (2015-) accessed 21 September 2016
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 672
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 419
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 608-609
..................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 493
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1995)
..................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Directory Assistance NYC (1995)
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014) accessed 10 August 2004
..................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) I, 444
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
..................  ISO Newsletter (1992) 1992-06-15, III-36
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 May 2017
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 51
..................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1986) I-146
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Thésaurus Noms de Lieux (1980)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1988)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) plate 81
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-63
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 76
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 30
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 778
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)

 

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