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Location of Dnestrovsc in Moldova
Coordinates: 46°37′20″N 29°54′38″E / 46.62222°N 29.91056°E / 46.62222; 29.91056
Country Moldova
self-proclaimed state Transnistria[1]
Elevation 19 m (62 ft)
Population (2014)
  Total 10,436
Climate Cfb

Dnestrovsc (Romanian: Dnestrovsc; Russian: Днестрóвск, translit. Dnestrovsk; Ukrainian: Дністровськ, translit. Dnistrovs'k) is a town in southern Transnistria, Moldova, near the border with Ukraine. It is at the shores of the Cuciurgan Reservoir and is home to the Kuchurgan power station, also known as Moldavskaya GRES.

It is a company town which was founded in early Soviet times by the establishment of a large power plant, Moldavskaya GRES, today owned by Inter RAO UES.

At the 1989 census, Dnestrovsc has a population of 14,876. At the 2004 census it had ca. 11,200 inhabitants.

Coordinates: 46°37′N 29°55′E / 46.617°N 29.917°E / 46.617; 29.917

  1. Transnistria's status is disputed. It considers itself to be an independent state, but this is not recognised by any country. The Moldovan government and all the world's other states consider Transnistria de jure a part of Moldova territory.
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