// --> , . // -->, Moldau River Excluding it, Moldova occupies an area of 29,683 km2(11,461 sq mi). The Moldau specifically was intended to evoke the sounds of one of Bohemia’s great rivers – the Vltava river. (parseInt(navigator.appVersion) >= 4 ))); Tell the children that The Moldau is a river, and this piece of music is called a symphonic poem – music that tells the story of the river on its journey. if(MSFPhover) { MSFPnav27n=MSFPpreload("_derived/prague.htm_cmp_galen-s-canvas010_hbtn.gif"); MSFPnav27h=MSFPpreload("_derived/prague.htm_cmp_galen-s-canvas010_hbtn_a.gif"); } The region also has uplands. These hilly regions are part of the Moldavian Plateau, a part of the Carpathian Mountains. Chisinau is the largest transportation hub and the most economically prosperous locality in Moldova. In May 2009, it will have been 125 from the death of Bedřich Smetana, one of the two most famous Czech composers.A few weeks ago, it has been 185 years from his birth. if(MSFPhover) { MSFPnav43n=MSFPpreload("_derived/south_america.htm_cmp_galen-s-canvas010_hbtn.gif"); MSFPnav43h=MSFPpreload("_derived/south_america.htm_cmp_galen-s-canvas010_hbtn_a.gif"); } In alphabetical order, the raions are: Anenii Noi, Basarabeasca, Briceni, Cahul, Cantemir, Calarasi, Causeni, Cimislia, Criuleni, Donduseni, Drochia, Dubasari, Edinet, Falesti, Floresti, Glodeni, Hincesti, Ialoveni, Leova, Nisporeni, Ocnita, Orhei, Rezina, Riscani, Singerei, Soldanesti, Soroca, Stefan Voda, Straseni, Taraclia, Telenesti, and Ungheni. The municipalities are: Balti, Bender, and Chisinau. Of course, it was only in my head; I was listening to “The Moldau,” by 19th century Czech composer Bedrich Smetana. The land of centuries-old traditions, cultural heritage of ancestors, ancient rituals and ceremonies, all this is Moldova. The Prut completely makes up the entire western border with Romania.Other important rivers of note include the Nistru and Byk. At 2 m, the Dniester River has the country's lowest point. Europe, Middle East and North Africa Rivers Map. if(MSFPhover) { MSFPnav31n=MSFPpreload("_derived/africa.htm_cmp_galen-s-canvas010_hbtn.gif"); MSFPnav31h=MSFPpreload("_derived/africa.htm_cmp_galen-s-canvas010_hbtn_a.gif"); } // -->