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Moldova Weather, climate and geography

Weather and climate

Best time to visit

Very mild and pleasant. Temperate with warm summers 20 to 23°C (68 to 73°F), crisp, sunny autumns and cold, sometimes snowy, winters.

Required clothing

Mediumweights, thick coat and waterproof shoes for winter; lightweights for summer. A light raincoat is useful.

Geography

Moldova is a small landlocked state in southeastern Europe - one of the most highly populated republics of the former USSR. To the north, east and south, Moldova is bound by Ukraine; to the west by Romania. The River Prut constitutes the border with Romania. The country has rich pastures and wooded slopes, ideal for wine-growing.