Ofatinți

Ofantiți
Выхватинцы (Russian)
Вихватинці (Ukrainian)
Commune
Ofantiți
Coordinates: 47°40′1″N 28°59′54″E / 47.66694°N 28.99833°E / 47.66694; 28.99833
Country  Moldova
Autonomous territory  Transnistria
District Rîbnița District
Elevation 136 m (446 ft)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Ofatinți (Romanian; Ukrainian: Вихватинці, Vykhvatyntsi; Russian: Выхватинцы, Vykhvatintsy), is a commune in Transnistria, Moldova. It is composed of two villages, Novaia Jizni (Ukrainian: Нове Життя, Nove Zhyttia; Russian: Новая Жизнь, Novaya Zhyzn) and Ofatinți.[1] It is located 15 km south of Râbniţa.

Historically a small trading port on the Dniester river, during the 19th century, it was part of the Podolsk District of the Russian Empire. The famous Russian composer Anton Rubinstein was born in Ofatinți.

Coordinates: 47°40′N 29°00′E / 47.667°N 29.000°E / 47.667; 29.000

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