Gagauz Autonomy

ATU Gagauzia is a territorial autonomy with a population of 122 thousand inhabitants, created in 1994 in order to preserve the unique culture and to ensure the rights of the Gagauz population in the Republic of Moldova.

The special status of Gagauzia is provided for by organic law and guaranteed by the Constitution. It gives the region a certain level of self-government, allowing it to deal independently with political, economic and cultural issues.

Gagauzia is governed by its representative and executive bodies: the Bashkan, the Executive Committee and the People’s Assembly.

“Cultural heritage is the key asset of any nation”. Interview with the Head of the General Directorate of Culture of the ATU Gagauzia, Marina Semenova
How local culture is promoted in Gagauzia
„Now is a great time for the development of domestic tourism”. Interview with Natalia Ciuvalscaia, Head of the Economic Development and Tourism Department of Gagauzia
A dialogue about tourism development plans in Gagauzia
“Today’s school must be changed”. Interview with the Head of the Department of Education of Gagauzia, Natalia Cristeva
About multilingual education, pandemic, innovations, relations with the center, future
What is needed for Gagauzia to become a successfully functioning Autonomy
"Gagauzia a “unique” territorial entity in the region" Francesco Palermo
Autonomus Territorial Unit Gagauzia
In 1990s, was established the Gagauz Yeri autonomous region