Dondușeni

Dondușeni
Dondușeni
Location in Moldova
Coordinates: 48°13′N 27°35′E / 48.217°N 27.583°E / 48.217; 27.583Coordinates: 48°13′N 27°35′E / 48.217°N 27.583°E / 48.217; 27.583
Country  Moldova
District Dondușeni District
Elevation 715 ft (218 m)
Population (2014)[1]
  Total 7,101
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Climate Dfb

Dondușeni (Romanian pronunciation: [donduˈʃenʲ]) is a city in the north of Moldova. It is the administrative, economic, and cultural center of Dondușeni District. Its postal code is MD-5100. The population at the 2004 census was 9,801.

Demographics

At the 1930 census, the locality (then a village) was known as Dondoșani-Gară (literally Dondoșani Station), and had a population of 953. It was part of Plasa Climăuți of Soroca County.

Ethnic composition
Ethnic group1930 census2004 census
Moldovans3386,495
Ruthenians (Ukrainians)422,055
Russians2801,146
Jews27712
Bulgarians117
Gagauzians-12
Poles137
Gypsies-1
Germans156
Serbians, Croatians, Slovenes1
others-
Total9539,801
Native language
Language1930 census2004 census
Moldavian340N/A
Yiddish270N/A
Russian196N/A
Ukrainian138N/A
Polish7N/A
German1N/A
Serbo-Croatian, Slovene1N/A
Total9539,801

There are three high schools in Donduşeni, one Romanian, the Alexei Mateevici Lyceum, and two Russian.

Dondușeni has a hospital, a hotel, a police office, some cafes and restaurants.

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Notable people

Bibliography

Veaceslav Ioniță, Ghidul orașelor din Republica Moldova/ Veaceslav Ioniță. Igor Munteanu, Irina Beregoi. Chișinău: TISH, 2004 (F.E.-P. Tipografia Centrală). 248 p. ISBN 9975-947-39-5

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