For clarification purpose, Bessarabia was an historical term for the geographic region in Eastern Europe bounded by the Dniester River on the east and the Prut River on the west. In short a most of modern-day Moldova. When World War I began in the early 1900's across Europe, an estimated 300,000 Bessarabians were drafted into the Russian Army.
- John Moen
Moldova (/ m ɒ l ˈ d oʊ v ə / , sometimes UK: / ˈ m ɒ l d ə v ə /; Romanian pronunciation: ), officially the Republic of Moldova (Romanian: Republica Moldova), is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe. It is bordered by Romania to the west and Ukraine to the north, east, and south. The capital city is Chișinău.
A map of Moldavia was drawn by the German diplomat Sigismund von Herberstein. On his map one can see woodless spaces - Bălți steppe in the north, and Bugeac Steppe in the south. In the 17th century, pilgrims Pavel Aleppskii (a Syrian deacon) and Ioan Lukianov (a Russian preast) traveled on their way to the Holy land through Moldavia.
Moldavia from Mapcarta, the free map. Europe. Balkans. Romania. Moldavia Moldavia is a region in north-eastern Romania, sharing a border with ...
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Online historical atlas showing a map of Europe at the end of each century from year 1 to year 2000. Map of Moldavia in year 1500
Moldova, country lying in the northeastern corner of the Balkan region of Europe. This region was an integral part of the Romanian principality of Moldavia until 1812, when it was ceded to Russia. Upon the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, it declared its independence and took the name Moldova.
Antique map of the Moldavia by F. J. v. Reilly. Shows the historical landscape Moldova in the northeast of Romania.From Reilly's Schauplatz der fünf Theile der Welt , an atlas with over 1000... Des Fürstenthums Moldau Noerdliche Haelfte 12257. Old coloured map of Western Moldavia. Printed in Vienna by Reilly in 1791.
Upper Moldavia is part of the Moldavia region of Romania. Upper Moldavia from Mapcarta, the free map.
Moldavia (Romanian: Moldova, pronounced or Țara Moldovei (in Romanian Latin alphabet), literally The Moldavian Country; in old Romanian Cyrillic alphabet: Цара Мѡлдовєй) is a historical region and former principality in Central and Eastern Europe, corresponding to the territory between the Eastern Carpathians and the Dniester River.
Apr 24, 2015 · Explore Moldavia & the Bucovina Monasteries holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | Less visited than other parts of Romania, Moldavia rewards those intrepid enough to seek it out: from glorious medieval monasteries to rugged mountains ideal for hiking, this singular region combines natural beauty with plenty of action.