The modern Romania reunites six historical regions:

Transylvania, Banat & Crisana, Bucovina & Moldova, Dobrogea, Maramures, Oltenia & Walachia.

The facts

LOCATION: Moldova region is located in northeastern Romania – between the Carpathian Mountains and the Prut River. Bucovina is situated in the northern part of the region of Moldova, bordering with Ukraine.
Note: The region of Moldova (often referred to in the Western press as Moldavia) is not to be confused with the Republic of Moldova, its eastern neighbor.

AREA: 27,062 sq miles

POPULATION: Approximately 4.5 million

MAIN CITIES: Iasi, Bacau, Botosani, Galati, Piatra Neamt, Radauti, Suceava

CLIMATE: Temperate continental with hot summers and cold, snowy winters.