Parliament of the Republic of Moldova
Official name: Республика Молдова (Russian), Republica Moldova (Moldovan), Republic of Moldova (English)
Official language: Moldovan
Geography: South East Europe bordering Romania and the Ukraine
Area: 33 846 sq km
Territorial division: 32 rayons, five municipia and two autonomous territories: Gagaouz and Transdniestria further subdivided into communities and townships or residencies.
Population: 3.6 mio (2012)
Area code: +373
Currency: ley (MDL), one ley = 100 ban
Established on 26 April 1990 as a successor of the Supreme Soviet of the Moldovan Soviet Republic. It is the main deliberative and legislative body of the country.
Mandates: MPs are elected for four-year terms through general, equal, free, direct elections with personal and secret ballot. Mandates are open for contest for citizens of over 18 years old.
Candu Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova