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BessarabiaBessarabia, «BEHS uh RAY bee uh», is a region in southeastern Europe. It covers 17,147 square miles (44,411 square kilometers). It occupies parts of Moldova and Ukraine. Bessarabia is bordered by the Dniester River on the north and east. The Black Sea and Danube River are on the south. Its western border is the Prut River. Northern Bessarabia is a fertile highland. River valleys cut through the central hilly section. Plains and swamps cover the southern area. Most of Bessarabia’s people are Bulgarian, Moldovan, Russian, or Ukrainian farmers.... Read More