Dnestrovsc

Dnestrovsc
Днестро́вск
Дністро́вськ
Dnestrovsc, Moldova - panoramio.jpg
Flag of Dnestrovsc
Coat of arms of Dnestrovsc
Dnestrovsc is located in Moldova
Dnestrovsc
Dnestrovsc
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 (de jure) Moldova
Country (de facto) Transnistria
Elevation
19 m (62 ft)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total10,436
ClimateCfb

Dnestrovsc (Romanian: Nistrovsc; Russian: Днестрóвск, romanizedDnestrovsk; Ukrainian: Дністровськ, romanizedDnistrovs'k) is a town in southern Moldova, near the border with Ukraine. It is at the shores of the Cuciurgan Reservoir and is home to the Cuciurgan 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.

References

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


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