The new brought about dramatic change and generated the style that dominates today, with large arranged in considerable settlements.
Chișinău Railway Station has an international railway terminal with connections to , , , , Moscow, , and.
With a population of 662,836 inhabitants as of 2014 , the Municipality of Chișinău which includes the nearby communities is the largest of these municipalities.
Nowadays there are about 300,000 cars in the city plus 100,000 transit transports coming to the city each day.
Under Russian government, Chișinău became the capital of the newly annexed later of.
Under the , Urechean — elected to parliament in 2005 — was unable to hold an additional post to that of an.