Flag Colors & DescriptionThe flag os Moldova consists of three equal vertical bands of blue (hoist side), yellow, and red. Centered in the yellow band is an emblem containing a Roman eagle of gold outlined in black with a red beak and talons. The eagle is carrying a yellow cross in its beak, a green olive branch in its right talons and a yellow scepter in its left talons. On its breast is a red (top) and blue shield bearing a stylized ox head, star, rose, and crescent all in yellow outlined in black.
Population: 4,466,706 (July 2006 estimate) (growth rate): 0.28% (2006 estimate)
Gdp: $8.971 billion (2006 estimate) (per capita): $2,000 (2006 estimate)
Moldovan (official, virtually the same as the Romanian language), Russian, Gagauz (a Turkish dialect)
Capital: Chisinau (Kishinev)
Government type: republic
Natural Resources: arable land, gypsum, lignite, limestone, phosphorites