Ofatinți

Ofatinți
Офатинць (Moldovan Cyrillic)
Выхватинцы (Russian)
Вихватинці (Ukrainian)
Ofatinți is located in Moldova
Ofatinți
Ofatinți
Coordinates: 47°40′1″N 28°59′54″E / 47.66694°N 28.99833°E / 47.66694; 28.99833
Country (de jure) Moldova
Country (de facto) Transnistria
DistrictRîbnița District
Elevation
136 m (446 ft)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Ofatinți (Moldovan Cyrillic: Офатинць, Ukrainian: Вихватинці, Vykhvatyntsi; Russian: Выхватинцы, Vykhvatintsy, Polish: Wychwatyńce), is a commune in the Rîbnița District of 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 Rîbnița.

Historically a small trading port on the Dniester river, during the 19th century, it was part of the Podolian Governorate 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

References

  1. ^ Clasificatorul unităților administrativ-teritoriale al Republicii Moldova (CUATM) (in Romanian)
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