Chisinau is the capital and largest city of Moldova. An economic and cultural center located in the center of the country on the Byke River. Chisinau has a special status in the administrative division of Moldova — it is a municipality.
Online camera in Chisinau.
In addition to the city of Chisinau itself, the municipality of the same name includes six surrounding towns (Syngera, Durlesti, Vatra, Codru, Vadul lui Voda, Cricovo) and twenty-five villages, united into thirteen communes.
Kishinev was first mentioned in a charter of 1436. It received the status of a city in 1818 after becoming part of the Russian Empire, and the status of a municipality in 1995.