Autonomous territorial unit
An Autonomous territorial unit or territorial autonomous unit (Romanian: Unitate teritorială autonomă) is an administrative division of Moldova. Gagauzia is the only such unit. Moldovan law also recognizes the Transnistria autonomous territorial unit with special legal status. De facto it is a self-proclaimed statelet operating outside the jurisdiction of the government as the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic.
Designations for types of administrative territorial entities