Moldova is a country in Europe at latitude 47°00′03.60″ North, longitude 28°23′27.60″ East.
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This page contains information specific to mapping activities about the Republic of Moldova.
- 1 Administrative structure
- 2 Legal
- 3 Postcodes
- 4 Infrastructure
- 5 Natural features
- 6 POI and institutions
- 7 Annexes
- 8 Notes and references
Moldova is divided into 32 districts, 3 municipalities (Chişinău, Bălţi, and Bender), two autonomous territorial units (Gagauzia, and Unitatea teritorială autonomă cu statut juridic special Transnistria)).with special status (
Please refer to the dedicated page for the administrative divisions of Moldova
Republic and territorial units
- Republica Moldova
- Anenii Noi district
- Basarabeasca district
- Briceni district
- Cahul district
- Cantemir district
- Călărași district
- Căușeni district
- Cimișlia district
- Criuleni district
- Dondușeni district
- Drochia district
- Edineț district
- Fălești district
- Florești district
- Glodeni district
- Hîncești district
- Ialoveni district
- Leova district
- Nisporeni district
- Ocniţa district
- Orhei district
- Rezina district
- Rîșcani district
- Sîngerei district
- Soroca district
- Strășeni district
- Șoldănești district
- Ștefan Vodă district
- Taraclia district
- Telenești district
- Ungheni district
- Chișinău (wide municipality region)
- Dubăsari - de facto in Transnistria
There are 65 towns/cities in Moldova, 3 of them being municipalities, the others being part of a district (See also the dedicated page Cities in Moldova):
- Municipalities, not part of any district
- Towns, part of a larger district
- Anenii Noi
- Ștefan Vodă
- Tiraspolul Nou
- Vadul lui Vodă
- Laws governing GIS activities in Moldova: WikiProject Moldova/Laws Base
Attribution and licensing issues
Moldovan postcodes look like MD-xxyy, where the first two digits (xx) indicate the city/district, and the ladder two (yy) - the post office number.
You can find the list of Moldovan postcodes here.
Lista raioanelor cu sate din RM
A dedicated page has been created, please refer it: Moldova/Drumuri
POI and institutions
Things you can do
There are many missing roads that are visible in Bing, you can add them! For example, there are a fair amount of residential roads north of Chsiniau are missing. Also a fair amount of roads are missing in rural areas.
- June 2011 - OSM data is now present on the portal of the National geospatial data fund!
- July 2010 - We now have a non-profit organisation, and it's members have access to submeter aerial imagery!
- Vadul lui Vodă Mapping Party planned for 18.07.2009!
The printed maps of Chisinau were finished on the 8th of October 2009. The size is A0 (~85x85 cm).
Source files: http://public.iap.md/paper_map.zip
The archive includes a PSD file with the frame and legend, and a PNG of the map itself, rendered using MapServer
An updated version was printed in 2012 in Russian and using a custom mapnik style.
Sources available here: http://www.jekader.net/osm/paper_map_2012/
Collada 3D buildings
Generate 3D buildings in collada format embedded in kml. Collada 3D Building
Google Groups: OSM Moldova
Telegram Messenger: OSM Moldova
Notes and references
- not to be confused with the Republica Moldovenească Nistreană)! on Wikipedia (