About Moldova : The Moldova is formerly known the Moldavia. It is a landlocked country and lies east of the Carpathian Mountains between the rivers Dniester and Prut. It is sandwiched between Ukraine and the Romania. It is a fertile region, with rich black soil covering 75 percentage of the territory. According to the official historiography, the Republic of Moldova derives directly from the Moldovan principality, was founded by Dragos and it achieved independence from the Hungarian kingdom in 1359.