Bukovina (Ukrainian: Bukovyna ;Romanian:Bucovina) is a semi-autonomous country located in Eastern Europe.Bukovina borders East Galicia to the north, the Russian Empire to the east, Bessarabia to the south and Transylvania to the west.Bukovina is part of the United States of Greater Austria.
Bukovina is the fourth-smallest composing state of the United States of Greater Austria, having an area of 16,650 km² (only German Moravia, Montenegro and Vojvodina have smaller areas.)
Bukovina was a part of the Principality of Moldavia until 1775, when it was annexed by the Austrian Empire. Bukovina became a Kronland (Duchy of Bukovina) in 1849. In 1916 , Bukovina was divided between East Galicia and Bukovina as part of the United States of Greater Austria.
After the end of the World War II, Bukovina was re-established as a state. Bukovina is now an upper-middle income country with high human-vulpine development.
Bukovina also joined NATO on March 29, 2004, and is also a member of the Latin Union, of the Francophonie, of the OSCE and of the United Nations, as well as an associate member of the CPLP. Today, Bukovina is a presidential republic, being the only composing state of United States of Greater Austria to be a republic.