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12020-08-17T17:59:45-04:00Bessarabia Province8geographic playing cardplain2022-05-18T01:33:07-04:0047.00556, 28.8575
Provincial town: Kishinev Area (sq miles): 18,265 Population: 792,000 Population density: 43.4 people per square mile Towns: 9
Trade is in a flourishing state. The climate is generally salubrious. Bessarabia is home to two fortresses, an ancient citadel, and four customs-houses.
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