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(A) 1992: Country abbreviation is MLD
(B) 1993: Country abbreviation changed to MD. Black on yellow emblem sticker.
(C) 1995: Yellow sticker replaced by moulded national emblem attachment.
(D) 2011: Blue band (left side) with coat-of-arms introduced.
(E) 2015: Blue band with country flag. All serial without town or county coding.
Transnistria seceded unilaterally from Moldova in 1992. This independence is internationally not recognized but it has not been disputed by either Russia or Moldova.
Location Eastern Europe Capital Chisinau Main Religion Christianity (orthodoxy) National Language Moldovan. The other official language is Russian. (Ethnologists differ on whether Moldovan is a separate language from Romanian.) History Moldova seceded from the Soviet Union in 1991.
Transnistria (see this page) seceded unilaterally from Moldova in 1992.
The region of "Gagauzia" is autonomous.
International Oval MD ISO Code MD
(1) Picture by John Perez
(2) Jim Fox/Picture by Greg Gibson
(3) Picture by Dirk Elbers
(4) Cedric Sabine