Moldova is a landlocked nation located in eastern Europe, between Ukraine and Romania. Comparatively, it is slightly larger than the state of Maryland with a total area of 33,843 sq km (13,067 sq mi). Moldova shares boundaries with Ukraine on the N , E , and S ; and Romania on the W . Moldova's border length totals 1,389 km (864 mi).
Its capital city, Chis¸inau, is located in the south central part of the country.