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Moldova - download topographic map set Total in map set178 maps of1,1Gb
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Soviet military 1:50 000 (~1980) 4 21Mb Russian 1 €
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Soviet military 1:100 000 (~1977) 41 0,1Gb Russian 5 €
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Soviet military 1:200 000 (~1982) 16 75Mb Russian 3 €
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Soviet military 1:500 000 (~1983) 6 30Mb Russian 2 €
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Soviet military 1:1 000 000 (~1984) 3 13Mb Russian 1 €
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Poland WIG 1:100 000 (~1922) 2 5Mb Poland 1 €
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Poland WIG 1:300 000 (~1930) 2 16Mb Poland 1 €
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Poland WIG 1:500 000 (~1944) 1 10Mb Poland 1 €
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Poland WIG 1:500 000 (~1953) 1 9Mb Poland 1 €
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Soviet military 1:500 000 (~1940) 3 19Mb Russian 1 €
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Soviet military 1:1 000 000 (~1933) 2 12Mb Russian 1 €
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Russian military 1:84 000 (~1925) 41 0,3Gb Russian 5 €
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Austrian military 1:200 000 (~1893) 4 15Mb German 1 €
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Austrian military 1:200 000 (~1907) 7 51Mb German 2 €
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German military 1:100 000 (~1941) 1 17Mb German 1 €
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German military 1:300 000 (~1931) 12 0,1Gb German 3 €
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German military 1:500 000 (~1941) 10 84Mb German 2 €
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German military 1:1 000 000 (~1942) 7 65Mb German 2 €
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US Joint operational 1:250 000 (~1977) 4 32Mb English 1 €
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US military 1:250 000 (~1956) 7 46Mb English 2 €
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US military 1:1 000 000 (~1973) 1 15Mb English 1 €
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US military 1:1 000 000 (~2000) 1 17Mb English 1 €
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US military 1:500 000 (~1966) 1 8Mb English 1 €
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US military 1:500 000 (~1996) 1 12Mb English 1 €
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View topographic map l35-032-3 in the area of Iasi, Mogosesti View topographic map l36-037-3 in the area of Shcherbanka View topographic map l36-049-3 in the area of Belyayevka, Kazatskoye, Tudorovo, Udobnoye View topographic map l36-037-1 in the area of Razdel'naya, Ponyatovka

Soviet military 1:50 000 (~1980): 4 maps

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View topographic map l35-007 in the area of Bolotino, Braneshty, Shepte-ban View topographic map l35-082 in the area of Bolgrad, Tarakliya, Chervonoarmeyskoye, Gorodneye, Kalcheva View topographic map l35-093 in the area of Galati, Reni, Chishmikioy, Dolinskoye, Limanskoye View topographic map l35-081 in the area of Kagul, Vulkaneshty View topographic map l35-045 in the area of Husi, Buzhory, Drinceni, Leusheny View topographic map m35-142 in the area of Peschanka, Kamenka, Kriklivets, Yavorovka, Kukuly View topographic map m35-129 in the area of Dzygovka, Babchintsy, Klembovka, Yalanets, Bukatinka View topographic map l36-049 in the area of Belyayevka, Mayaki, Troitskoye, Tudorovo, Udobnoye View topographic map l35-020 in the area of Faleshty, Glinzheny, Korneshty View topographic map l35-036 in the area of Zatish'ye, Frunzovka, Velikaya Mikhaylovka, Yosipovka, Novoborisovka View topographic map l35-059 in the area of Kaushany, Starosel'ye, Vysochanskoye, Zaim View topographic map l35-072 in the area of Sarata, Kolesnoye, Plakhtiyevka, Staraya Tsarichanka, Svetlodolinskoye View topographic map l35-032 in the area of Iasi, Ungeny, Comarna, Kostuleny, Mogosesti View topographic map m35-141 in the area of Soroki, Velikaya Kosnitsa, Yampol', Subbotovka, Trostyanets View topographic map l35-010 in the area of Rybnitsa, Rezina, Alchedary, Alekseyevka, Chinisheutsy View topographic map l35-083 in the area of Artsiz, Novaya Ivanovka, Novoselovka, Ostrovnoye View topographic map l35-035 in the area of Dubossary, Grigoriopol', Butory View topographic map l35-024 in the area of Dolinskoye, Antonovka, Fedorovka, Mardarovka View topographic map m35-138 in the area of Lipkany, Stal'novtsy, Dranitsa, Kostichany View topographic map l35-023 in the area of Chernaya, Dolzhanka, Krasnyye Okny View topographic map m35-127 in the area of Sokiryany, Brichany, Oknitsa, Romankovtsy, Kobolchin View topographic map l35-081 in the area of Kagul, Vulkaneshty View topographic map l35-058 in the area of Bessarabka, Chimishliya, Borogany, Chekur-minzhir View topographic map l36-037 in the area of Razdel'naya, Ivanovka, Vinogradar', Yegorovka, Yeremeyevka View topographic map l35-071 in the area of Tarutino, Veselaya Dolina, Veselyy Kut View topographic map l35-033 in the area of Kalarash, Chuckuleny, Nisporeny, Sadova View topographic map l35-070 in the area of Chadyr-lunga, Komrat, Baurchi View topographic map m35-143 in the area of Kodyma, Ol'gopol', Chechel'nik, Verbka, Chernomin View topographic map l35-094 in the area of Izmail, Ozernoye, Suvorovo, Krinichnoye, Loshchinovka View topographic map l35-069 in the area of Baymakliya, Falciu, Goteshty View topographic map m35-140 in the area of Dondyushany, Drokiya, Baraboy, Ketrosy, Maromonovka View topographic map l35-057 in the area of Leovo, Yargara, Stanilesti, Tomay View topographic map l35-011 in the area of Plot, Shershentsy, Slobodka View topographic map m35-139 in the area of Yedintsy, Korzheutsy View topographic map l35-060 in the area of Dnestrovsk, Gradenitsy, Starokazach'ye, Limanskoye, Menyaylovka View topographic map l35-093 in the area of Galati, Reni, Chishmikioy, Dolinskoye, Limanskoye View topographic map m35-126 in the area of Kel'mentsy, Dolzhok, Vrublevtsy, Moshanets View topographic map l35-094 in the area of Izmail, Ozernoye, Suvorovo, Krinichnoye, Loshchinovka View topographic map l35-048 in the area of Tiraspol', Grebeniki, Kuchurgan, Malayeshty View topographic map m35-128 in the area of Mogilev-podol'skiy, Lipnik, Tropovo, Vendichany View topographic map l35-019 in the area of Focuri, Sipote

Soviet military 1:100 000 (~1977): 41 maps

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View topographic map m35-33 in the area of Khotin, Boyany, Kel'mentsy, Novoselitsa, Dolzhok View topographic map l35-12 in the area of Bendery, Tiraspol', Dubossary, Velikaya Mikhaylovka, Velikoploskoye View topographic map l35-06 in the area of Balta, Kotovsk, Lipetskoye, Anan'yev, Dolinskoye View topographic map l35-17 in the area of Komrat, Chadyr-lunga, Bessarabka, Chimishliya, Yargara View topographic map l36-13 in the area of Odessa, Il'ichevsk, Belgorod-dnestrovskiy, Belyayevka, Dachnoye View topographic map l35-10 in the area of Iasi, Ungeny, Tirgu Frumos, Mosna, Oteleni View topographic map l35-24 in the area of Kiliya, Vilkovo, Artsiz, Tatarbunary, Shevchenkovo View topographic map l36-07 in the area of Berezovka, Razdel'naya, Tsebrikovo, Ivanovka, Shcherbanka View topographic map m35-36 in the area of Gayvoron, Bershad', Kodyma, Trostyanets, Obodovka View topographic map l35-23 in the area of Galati, Izmail, Reni, Kagul, Vulkaneshty View topographic map m35-34 in the area of Mogilev-podol'skiy, Sokiryany, Yedintsy, Drokiya, Oknitsa View topographic map l35-18 in the area of Dnestrovsk, Kaushany, Gradenitsy, Sarata, Kolesnoye View topographic map l35-04 in the area of Bel'tsy, Faleshty, Nikoreny, Ryshkany, Shepte-ban View topographic map l35-05 in the area of Rybnitsa, Orgeyev, Floreshty, Rezina, Gura Kaynary View topographic map m35-35 in the area of Soroki, Kamenka, Vapnyarka, Dzygovka, Kalitinka View topographic map l35-11 in the area of Kishinev, Husi, Kotovsk, Kalarash, Strasheny

Soviet military 1:200 000 (~1982): 16 maps

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View topographic map m35-4 in the area of Khmel'nitskiy, Vinnitsa, Berdichev, Kazatin, Ladyzhin View topographic map m35-3 in the area of L'vov, Ivano-frankovsk, Chernovtsy, Krekhovichi, Ternopol' View topographic map l35-2 in the area of Kishinev, Iasi, Bel'tsy, Tiraspol', Bendery View topographic map l35-4 in the area of Constanta, Braila, Galati, Izmail, Calarasi View topographic map l36-1 in the area of Odessa, Kherson, Nikolayev, Il'ichevsk, Belgorod-dnestrovskiy View topographic map m35-4 in the area of Khmel'nitskiy, Vinnitsa, Berdichev, Kazatin, Ladyzhin

Soviet military 1:500 000 (~1983): 6 maps

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View topographic map l36 in the area of Odessa, Krivoy Rog, Zaporozh'ye, Nikolayev, Sevastopol' View topographic map l35 in the area of Bucharest, Kishinev, Ploiesti, Iasi, Constanta View topographic map m35 in the area of L'vov, Rovno, Vinnitsa, Krekhovichi, Borisov

Soviet military 1:1 000 000 (~1984): 3 maps

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View topographic map P55S43 in the area of Kel'mentsy, Lipkany, Yarovka, Nesvoya, Zelenaya View topographic map P56S43 in the area of Tarasovtsy, Dranitsa, Kostichany, Vanchikovtsy

Poland WIG 1:100 000 (~1922): 2 maps

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View topographic map 98 in the area of Kamenets-podol'skiy, Soroki, Mogilev-podol'skiy, Sokiryany, Yedintsy View topographic map 99 in the area of Uman', Gaysin, Ladyzhin, Savran', Kodyma

Poland WIG 1:300 000 (~1930): 2 maps

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View topographic map m35-3 in the area of L'vov, Ivano-frankovsk, Chernovtsy, Krekhovichi, Ternopol'

Poland WIG 1:500 000 (~1944): 1 maps

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View topographic map m35-3 in the area of L'vov, Ivano-frankovsk, Chernovtsy, Krekhovichi, Ternopol'

Poland WIG 1:500 000 (~1953): 1 maps

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View topographic map l35-4 in the area of Constanta, Braila, Galati, Izmail, Calarasi View topographic map m35-3 in the area of L'vov, Ivano-frankovsk, Chernovtsy, Krekhovichi, Ternopol' View topographic map m35-4 in the area of Khmel'nitskiy, Vinnitsa, Berdichev, Kazatin, Ladyzhin

Soviet military 1:500 000 (~1940): 3 maps

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View topographic map l36 in the area of Odessa, Krivoy Rog, Zaporozh'ye, Nikolayev, Sevastopol' View topographic map l35 in the area of Bucharest, Kishinev, Ploiesti, Iasi, Constanta

Soviet military 1:1 000 000 (~1933): 2 maps

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View topographic map 39-23 in the area of Yedintsy, Dondyushany, Baraboy View topographic map 38-23 in the area of Sokiryany, Oknitsa, Romankovtsy, Alekseyevka, Gvozdovtsy View topographic map 45-26 in the area of Chimishliya, Gura-galbena, Sarata-galbena View topographic map 42-26 in the area of Orgeyev, Peresechino View topographic map 41-26_27 in the area of Rezina, Chinisheutsy View topographic map 39-26 in the area of Kamenka, Peschanka, Zagnitkov, Bolgan, Dmitrashkovka View topographic map 38-20_21 in the area of Chernovtsy, Tarasovtsy, Dobronovtsy, Klishkovtsy, Kruglik View topographic map 39-25 in the area of Soroki, Velikaya Kosnitsa, Yampol', Dolzhok, Tsekinovka View topographic map 43-26 in the area of Kishinev, Strasheny View topographic map 40-27 in the area of Timkovo, Kolbasna, Krutyye View topographic map 44-28 in the area of Bendery, Tiraspol', Grebeniki, Malayeshty View topographic map 46-25 in the area of Leovo, Yargara, Borogany, Falciu, Largustsa View topographic map 39-25 in the area of Soroki, Velikaya Kosnitsa, Yampol', Dolzhok, Tsekinovka View topographic map 42-25 in the area of Kalarash View topographic map 45-27 in the area of Kaushany, Petrovka, Zaim View topographic map 38-24 in the area of Mogilev-podol'skiy, Serebriya, Subbotovka, Vily Yarugskiye View topographic map 38_39-21 in the area of Tarasovtsy, Novoselitsa, Shirovtsy, Forosna, Marshintsy View topographic map 40-23 in the area of Braneshty, Ryshkany, Shepte-ban View topographic map 42-27 in the area of Dubossary, Dolzhanka, Susleny, Tsybulevka View topographic map 46-26 in the area of Komrat, Bessarabka, Chekur-minzhir View topographic map 39-24 in the area of Drokiya, Ketrosy, Maromonovka View topographic map 42-28 in the area of Frunzovka, Zatish'ye, Perekrestovo, Yosipovka View topographic map 44-27 in the area of Dzhamany, Mereny, Pugoy View topographic map 44-29 in the area of Razdel'naya, Novoukrainka, Ponyatovka View topographic map 41-26 in the area of Rezina, Chinisheutsy View topographic map 38-25 in the area of Klembovka, Babchintsy, Dzygovka, Mikhaylovka, Moyevka View topographic map 46-29 in the area of Belyayevka, Mayaki, Starokazach'ye, Udobnoye, Kazatskoye View topographic map 42-23_24 in the area of Flamynzeny, Korneshty, Skulyany View topographic map 43-27 in the area of Grigoriopol', Butory View topographic map 43-25 in the area of Chuckuleny, Nisporeny, Sadova View topographic map 46-28 in the area of Roylyanka, Russkoivanovka, Staraya Tsarichanka View topographic map 44-26 in the area of Kotovsk, Kosteshty View topographic map 43-28 in the area of Velikaya Mikhaylovka, Velikoploskoye, Pavlovka, Shibka, Velikokomarovka View topographic map 38-22 in the area of Brichany, Kel'mentsy, Lipkany, Podvor'yevka, Rososhany View topographic map 39-22 in the area of Korzheutsy View topographic map 44-25 in the area of Buzhory, Drinceni, Leusheny View topographic map 45-28 in the area of Dnestrovsk, Glinnoye, Slobodzeya View topographic map 43-24 in the area of Ungeny, Comarna, Kostuleny View topographic map 45-25 in the area of Minzhir, Stanilesti, Tomay View topographic map 45-29 in the area of Gradenitsy, Limanskoye, Troitskoye, Yas'ki, Kuchurgan View topographic map 46-27 in the area of Borodino, Lesnoye, Nadrechnoye

Russian military 1:84 000 (~1925): 41 maps

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View topographic map 47-47 in the area of Kishinev, Bendery, Tiraspol', Dubossary, Kaushany View topographic map 48-46 in the area of Odessa, Il'ichevsk, Belgorod-dnestrovskiy, Belyayevka, Velikiy Dal'nik View topographic map 48-47 in the area of Dnestrovsk, Razdel'naya, Gradenitsy, Limanskoye, Troitskoye View topographic map 47-48 in the area of Rybnitsa, Kotovsk, Balta, Gayvoron, Kodyma

Austrian military 1:200 000 (~1893): 4 maps

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View topographic map 46-47 in the area of Orgeyev, Husi, Kalarash, Kotovsk, Chimishliya View topographic map 45-48 in the area of Mogilev-podol'skiy, Yedintsy, Sokiryany, Dondyushany, Drokiya View topographic map 44-48 in the area of Chernovtsy, Suceava, Radauti, Dorohoi, Botosani View topographic map 45-47 in the area of Iasi, Bacau, Roman, Ungeny, Vaslui View topographic map 46-46 in the area of Kagul, Komrat, Bolgrad, Vulkaneshty, Chervonoarmeyskoye View topographic map 47-46 in the area of Chadyr-lunga, Bessarabka, Tatarbunary, Artsiz, Suvorovo View topographic map 46-48 in the area of Bel'tsy, Soroki, Floreshty, Yampol', Babchintsy

Austrian military 1:200 000 (~1907): 7 maps

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View topographic map 441a in the area of Kamenets-podol'skiy, Khotin, Kel'mentsy, Romankovtsy, Lipkany

German military 1:100 000 (~1941): 1 maps

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View topographic map 1U49 in the area of Kamenets-podol'skiy, Soroki, Mogilev-podol'skiy, Sokiryany, Yedintsy View topographic map 1V47 in the area of Bendery, Tiraspol', Dnestrovsk, Komrat, Chadyr-lunga View topographic map 1U48 in the area of Iasi, Bel'tsy, Pascani, Ungeny, Dorohoi View topographic map 1U47 in the area of Bacau, Gheorghe Gheorghiu-dej, Piatra Neamt, Birlad, Moinesti View topographic map 1U47 in the area of Bacau, Gheorghe Gheorghiu-dej, Piatra Neamt, Birlad, Moinesti View topographic map 1U49 in the area of Kamenets-podol'skiy, Soroki, Mogilev-podol'skiy, Sokiryany, Yedintsy View topographic map 1V47 in the area of Bendery, Tiraspol', Dnestrovsk, Komrat, Chadyr-lunga View topographic map 1U49 in the area of Kamenets-podol'skiy, Soroki, Mogilev-podol'skiy, Sokiryany, Yedintsy View topographic map 1V49 in the area of Uman', Gaysin, Ladyzhin, Savran', Kodyma View topographic map 1V49 in the area of Uman', Gaysin, Ladyzhin, Savran', Kodyma View topographic map 1U46 in the area of Galati, Braila, Focsani, Buzau, Reni View topographic map 1V48 in the area of Kishinev, Rybnitsa, Balta, Kotovsk, Orgeyev

German military 1:300 000 (~1931): 12 maps

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View topographic map l36-nw in the area of Odessa, Kherson, Nikolayev, Il'ichevsk, Belgorod-dnestrovskiy View topographic map l35-no in the area of Kishinev, Iasi, Bel'tsy, Tiraspol', Bendery View topographic map m35-so in the area of Khmel'nitskiy, Vinnitsa, Berdichev, Kazatin, Ladyzhin View topographic map m35-so in the area of Khmel'nitskiy, Vinnitsa, Berdichev, Kazatin, Ladyzhin View topographic map m35-so in the area of Khmel'nitskiy, Vinnitsa, Berdichev, Kazatin, Ladyzhin View topographic map m35-sw in the area of L'vov, Ivano-frankovsk, Chernovtsy, Krekhovichi, Ternopol' View topographic map l35-no in the area of Kishinev, Iasi, Bel'tsy, Tiraspol', Bendery View topographic map l35-so in the area of Constanta, Braila, Galati, Izmail, Calarasi View topographic map l35-so in the area of Constanta, Braila, Galati, Izmail, Calarasi View topographic map m35-sw in the area of L'vov, Ivano-frankovsk, Chernovtsy, Krekhovichi, Ternopol'

German military 1:500 000 (~1941): 10 maps

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View topographic map l35 in the area of Bucharest, Kishinev, Ploiesti, Iasi, Constanta View topographic map m35 in the area of L'vov, Rovno, Vinnitsa, Krekhovichi, Borisov View topographic map l35 in the area of Bucharest, Kishinev, Ploiesti, Iasi, Constanta View topographic map l36 in the area of Odessa, Krivoy Rog, Zaporozh'ye, Nikolayev, Sevastopol' View topographic map m35 in the area of L'vov, Rovno, Vinnitsa, Krekhovichi, Borisov View topographic map l36 in the area of Odessa, Krivoy Rog, Zaporozh'ye, Nikolayev, Sevastopol' View topographic map m35 in the area of L'vov, Rovno, Vinnitsa, Krekhovichi, Borisov

German military 1:1 000 000 (~1942): 7 maps

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View topographic map nl35-06 in the area of Tiraspol', Bendery, Dnestrovsk, Chadyr-lunga, Komrat View topographic map nl35-09 in the area of Galati, Izmail, Reni, Kagul, Tulcea View topographic map nl35-06 in the area of Tiraspol', Bendery, Dnestrovsk, Chadyr-lunga, Komrat View topographic map nl36-04 in the area of Odessa, Nikolayev, Il'ichevsk, Belgorod-dnestrovskiy, Belyayevka

US Joint operational 1:250 000 (~1977): 4 maps

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View topographic map nm35-12 in the area of Soroki, Gaysin, Ladyzhin, Gayvoron, Tul'chin View topographic map nm35-11 in the area of Kamenets-podol'skiy, Mogilev-podol'skiy, Khotin, Sokiryany, Yedintsy View topographic map nl35-02 in the area of Iasi, Bel'tsy, Suceava, Pascani, Ungeny View topographic map nl35-03 in the area of Kishinev, Rybnitsa, Orgeyev, Kotovsk, Dubossary View topographic map nl35-06 in the area of Tiraspol', Bendery, Dnestrovsk, Chadyr-lunga, Komrat View topographic map nl36-04 in the area of Odessa, Nikolayev, Il'ichevsk, Belgorod-dnestrovskiy, Belyayevka View topographic map nl35-09 in the area of Galati, Izmail, Reni, Kagul, Tulcea

US military 1:250 000 (~1956): 7 maps

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View topographic map e03 in the area of Russia, Kiev, Warsaw, Kiev, Katowice

US military 1:1 000 000 (~1973): 1 maps

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View topographic map f03 in the area of Bulgaria, Istanbul, Bucharest, Budapest, Belgrade

US military 1:1 000 000 (~2000): 1 maps

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View topographic map f03-b in the area of Odessa, Kishinev, Krivoy Rog, Nikolayev, Sevastopol'

US military 1:500 000 (~1966): 1 maps

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View topographic map e03-c in the area of Kiev, Kiev, Zhitomir, Kirovograd, Rovno

US military 1:500 000 (~1996): 1 maps

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The topographic map set Moldova includes Balanesti maps, Moldovan Plateau maps, Chuluk Upland maps, Trans-Dniester Upland maps, Tigech Upland maps and Podol Upland maps. Here you will also find Dniester maps, Reut maps, Byk maps, Botna maps, Ikeli maps, Prut maps, and also maps of the lake Beleu, Byk, Dracele maps, Rotunda maps, Krasnoye maps, Fontan maps, and Yalpug maps. The set Moldova features as well Kishinev maps, Cricova maps, Koshusna maps, Gagauzia maps, Orhei-Vechi maps, Comrat maps, Bender maps, and Balti maps.

Moldova is situated in the extreme south-west of the East European Plain and occupies much of the territory between the Dniester and the Prut Rivers as well as a narrow strip on the left bank of the Dniester River. It borders on Ukraine and Moldova in the north, east and south and Romania in the west. The area of Moldova is 33,700 sq km. Moldova’s territory stretches from north to south for 350 km and for 150 km from west to east.

Relief. The surface of Moldova is a hilly plain criss-crossed by river valleys and gullies. The average height above sea level is 147 m, while the maximum height is 429.5 m (Mount Balaneshty). The most common forms of terrain in Moldova include ravines, gullies, gyrtops and valleys. In the northern areas of Moldova, there are karst processes which lead to the formation of caves.

Mountains. Bãlãneşti is a mountain in the Nisporen Region of Moldova and the highest point in the country. It is 429.5 m high.

Other mountains in the country include the Moldovan Plateau (240 m), the Chuluk Upland (250 m), Central Moldovan Upland (300 m), the Trans-Dniester Upland (250 m), the Southern Moldovan Upland (150-200 m), the Tigech Upland (200 m) and the spurs of the Podol Upland (180 m).

Rivers. Moldova is rich in surface water. The water area of the country is only slightly more than 1% of its territory. All the rivers belong to Moldova of the Black Sea basin. The largest rivers are the Dniester River with its tributaries Reut, Byk, Botna and Ikeli, and the Prut River with its tributaries Kogylnik (Kunduk) and Ialpug.

Lakes. There are 57 lakes on the territory of Moldova with a total area of 62.2 sq km. The largest of them are Beleu, Byk, Dracele, Rotunda, Krasnoye, Fontan and Yalpug.

In Moldova, there are over 1,600 artificial lakes including 53 reservoirs such as Dubossar, Gidigiche, Koshtesht and Kangaz.

National Parks. In Moldova, there is only one nature reserve, the well-known Codri reserve.

Sightseeing.

Kishinev (Chisinau) is surprisingly green city, which lies along the tributary and the river Dniester Byk. The city was founded around 1436 and since then its history has been full of events just as much as the history of Moldova. The status of a historic city was awarded to the capital of Moldova thanks to its ancient center. The city has a large number of beautiful parks, each of which is designed and built with high professionalism and love.

Cricova, 15 km north of the city, is the starting point for “wine tours”. This is almost an underground city with a labyrinth of streets, which extending for over 60 km. All the streets are named after different wine brands, so you can wander along Cabernet Street and then visit Pinot Street or Isabella Boulevard.

15 km east of Cricova lies Koshusna, a city which produces a lot of red and white wines, as well as different kinds of vodka and port.

The ancient town of Orhei-Vechi (Orhei or Old Orhei), sometimes called Trebusheni, is one of the oldest settlements in Moldova. The city has relatively few archaeological sights, although there are numerous monuments of ancient civilizations, quite sophisticated stone tools and the ruins of a medieval village in this area.

The Autonomous Republic of Gagauzia in southern Moldova is populated by a Turkish-speaking minority, whose ancestors fled the fighting of the Russian-Turkish wars in the 18th century. The Gagauzis brought into the culture of Moldova their own cultural and religious stratum, which still preserves their national identity and helps them resist assimilation.

Comrat, the capital of Gagauzia, lies 75 km south-west of Chisinau. Every house and every street in Comrat bears marks of Gagauz national identity, while traditional folk rituals and celebrations attract a lot of tourists.

Bender (Tighina) is one of the oldest towns in Moldova. Its beautiful 17th-century castle and the town itself were badly damaged during the recent ethnic conflicts.

Balti (150 km north of the capital) is the industrial center of the country. Sugar, vegetable oils and furs are the main products of this area. In the outskirts of the city, you are offered a large number of hiking and horse-riding routes to picturesque small villages, each of which is a kind of an open-air museum.

Climate. The climate of Moldova is temperate and continental. The average January temperature ranges from -3°C to -5 C°C, while the average July temperature varies from +19°C to +22°C. The average annual rainfall ranges from 380-550 mm. The country receives the largest amount of rainfall in spring and autumn.