Nisporeni

Nisporeni

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Nisporeni
Location within Moldova
Coordinates: 47°5′N 28°11′E / 47.083°N 28.183°E / 47.083; 28.183Coordinates: 47°5′N 28°11′E / 47.083°N 28.183°E / 47.083; 28.183
Country  Moldova
District Nisporeni
First reference 1618
Area
  Total 14 km2 (5 sq mi)
Elevation 99 m (325 ft)
Population (2014)[1]
  Total 10,063
  Density 720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Climate Dfb
Website primarianisporeni.md

Nisporeni (Romanian pronunciation: [nispoˈrenʲ]; Russian: Ниспорены) is a city located in the central part of Moldova. It has 20,000 inhabitants. The city is administrative center of the Nisporeni District.

Demographics

Most of the population (78.5%) are Moldovans.[2]

History

The first historical appearance was in 1618.

The Romanian People's Salvation Cross, the largest cross in Moldova, was built in 2011 in Nisporeni.[3][4]

Sport

Speranța Nisporeni is based in the city.

Media

Notable people

International relations

Twin towns – sister cities

Nisporeni is twinned with:

References


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