Location within Moldova
|Coordinates: 47°5′N 28°11′E / 47.083°N 28.183°ECoordinates: 47°5′N 28°11′E / 47.083°N 28.183°E|
|• Total||14 km2 (5 sq mi)|
|Elevation||99 m (325 ft)|
|• Density||720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
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.
Most of the population (78.5%) are Moldovans.
The first historical appearance was in 1618.
The Romanian People's Salvation Cross, the largest cross in Moldova, was built in 2011 in Nisporeni.
Speranța Nisporeni is based in the city.
- Ion Munteanu
- Gheorghe Ţopa
Twin towns – sister cities
Nisporeni is twinned with:
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