Radio PMR,Tiraspol is transmitted on shortwave to listener in Europe and North America. They broadcast at 4. pm GMT on the frequency of 5910 khz shortwave 49 meter band.
The Transdniestr Moldovan Republic (Moldovan: TransNistria or Russian: Pridnestrov'e) is situated in the South - Easter Europe at the east of Moldova along the left side of the river Dniestr. Has proclaimed its independence from Moldova in September 1990, but is not recognized as independent state by most countries of the world.
has the surface of 4163 square kilometers (10% from the territory of ex
Moldovan Socialist Soviet Republic) and 555,5 thousands inhabitants (according
to statistics of 2004). The capital of the Transdniestr is Tiraspol city
with 183 thousands of inhabitants. Administratively republic is composed
of 5 districts:
Transdniestr is characterized by flat relief with rare ravines. More than 80% of soil is chernozem. 10% of the territory is forest.
It has continental climate, under normal humidity. Winters are short and mild (average temperature in January is minus 3,9 degrees centigrade). Early, with intensive warming of earth and air spring. Long, hot summer (average temperature in July is plus 21 degrees centigrade). Warm autumn.
Explored minerals: limestone, gravel, sand, loam, clay.
Transdniestr is a region with high density of population - up to 150 people on square kilometer (according to statistic of 2004). Has diverse ethnical composition: moldovans 31,9%, ukrainians 28,8%, russians 30,3%, bulgarians, jews, gagausians, germans and others 9%.
The official languages are Russian, Moldavian and Ukrainian. The dominant religion is Christianity (Russian and Ukrainian orthodoxy - more than 80% of the population).
Republic is crossed by two international trunk-railways, three gas-main pipelines, two highways of international significance. Has an airdrome in Tiraspol.
Transnistria is an artificial geographic term, created in World War II, referring to the part of the Ukraine conquered by German and Romanian troops in the summer of 1941.
In Transnistria still you can see symbols kept from the Soviet time - Lenin monument, the red-green flag of the Moldovian Socialist Soviet Republic, plaque to honored civil and military citizens of TransDniestr etc.
National currency is Transdniestr rubles. 1 USD = 8 rubles (June 2006).
REGISTRATION IN TIRASPOL for
foreign citizens who plan to stay in the country for more than one day
must be done within 24 hours from the crossing of the border at the Migration
Office situated in the downtown on Kotovskiy street 2/A. They work every
day from 9 am till 5 pm, lunch time from 12 am till 1 pm, except Saturdays
BUSES TO TIRASPOL AND BENDER
depart from the Central Bus station in Chisinau every 30-45 minutes. Cost
of the ticket one way is about 2 USD. The trip to Tiraspol takes 1 hour
and a half stopping at the border after 1 hour of journey.
There is a separate currency but you can change (even tiny quantities of) Moldovan money for it at a booth at the bus/train stations.
with a copy to
t.katya [at] mail [dot] ru
and expect a response from instantly to within a few hours
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