What is the capital of Moldova?
Chișinău is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Moldova, an Eastern European country. The city is located on the right bank of the Bîc River in the center of the country. Founded in 1436, Chișinău has a rich and eventful history, marked by numerous foreign invasions and occupations. During its history, the city has been under the rule of Poland, the Russian Empire, Romania, the Soviet Union and finally independent Moldova.
Today, Chișinău is an important economic, political and cultural center of Moldova, with a population of about 800,000. The city is home to numerous museums, theaters, art galleries and historical monuments, as well as government institutions, businesses and universities. The IT sector is growing in Chișinău, with many start-ups and IT companies operating in the city.