Telenești

Telenești
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Telenești is located in Moldova
Telenești
Telenești
Location within Moldova
Coordinates: 47°30′10″N 28°22′0″E / 47.50278°N 28.36667°E / 47.50278; 28.36667Coordinates: 47°30′10″N 28°22′0″E / 47.50278°N 28.36667°E / 47.50278; 28.36667
CountryMoldova
Raion (district)Telenești
Area
 • Total536 km2 (207 sq mi)
Elevation
96 m (315 ft)
Population
 (2014)[1]
 • Total7,227
 • Density13/km2 (35/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Telenești (Romanian pronunciation: [teleˈneʃtʲ]) is a city in Moldova, located 91 kilometres to the north of the capital city, Chișinău. Telenești is the administrative center of the eponymous district. Three villages are administered by the city: Mihălașa, Mihălașa Nouă and Izvoraș. As of 2004, it had a population of 6,855, 89 percent of whom were Moldovan.[2]

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Notable people

Religion

Before World War II, the town had an important Jewish population. The Cathedral of St. Elijah from Telenești is one of the newest representative architectural monument. Țurcan Vasile is the priest of the St. Elijah Cathedral. The construction of Cathedral started in 2006.

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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 1 May 2017.
  2. ^ Moldovan 2004 census results

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