Fălești

Fălești
City
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Fălești is located in Moldova
Fălești
Fălești
Location in Moldova
Coordinates: 47°34′20″N 27°42′50″E / 47.57222°N 27.71389°E / 47.57222; 27.71389Coordinates: 47°34′20″N 27°42′50″E / 47.57222°N 27.71389°E / 47.57222; 27.71389
CountryMoldova
DistrictFălești District
Population
 (2014)[1]
 • Total12,074
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
ClimateDfb

Fălești (Moldovan Cyrillic: Фэлешть; Romanian pronunciation: [fəˈleʃtʲ]) is a city and the administrative center of Fălești District, Moldova.

In January 2011, the population of Fălești was estimated to be 17,800.[citation needed]

On 7 August 2012, Fălești recorded a temperature of 42.4 °C (108.3 °F), which is the highest temperature to have ever been recorded in Moldova.[2]

History

The town had an important Jewish community before World War II, 51% of the total population.[3] The Jews were murdered during the Holocaust.[4][5]

Notable people

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Further reading

References

  1. ^ Results of Population and Housing Census in the Republic of Moldova in 2014: "Characteristics - Population (population by communes, religion, citizenship)" (XLS). National Bureau of Statistics of the Republic of Moldova. 2017. Retrieved 2017-05-01.
  2. ^ "Recorduri meteorologice în Republica Moldova" (in Romanian). Serviciul Hidrometeorologic de Stat. Archived from the original on 20 March 2017. Retrieved 25 October 2016.
  3. ^ "FALESTI: [FĂLEŞTI , Falesti, Faleshti, Foleshty, Falest', Feleshti, Faleshty] | moldova-inc-transnistria-region - International Jewish Cemetery Project". Archived from the original on 2017-12-01. Retrieved 2016-05-13.
  4. ^ "Pinkas Hakehillot Romania: Falesht (Falesti, Moldova)".
  5. ^ "JewishMemory - Home". Archived from the original on 2010-01-25. Retrieved 2010-06-11.

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