Trans-Dniester profile

  • Territory: Trans-Dniester
  • Status: Break-away region of Moldova. Declared independence in 1990. Not recognised internationally.
  • Population: 530,000
  • Main city: Tiraspol
  • Area: 4,000 sq km (1,500 sq miles)
  • Main religion: Christianity
  • Languages: Russian, Moldovan, Ukrainian
  • Currency: Trans-Dniester rouble

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