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Location: Eastern Europe, northeast of Romania
Population: 4.5 million (1995 estimate)
Capital: Chisinau
Comparative area: Slightly more than twice the size of Hawaii
Religions: Eastern Orthodox 98.5 percent, Jewish 1.5 percent, Baptist (only about 1,000 members) (1991) (Note: The large majority of churchgoers are ethnic Moldovan)
Landscape: Rolling steppe, gradual slope south to Black Sea
Recognized by International Olympic Committee: 1993

Source: Knight-Ridder/Tribune

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