Volintiri

Volintiri
Commune and village
Volintiri is located in Moldova
Volintiri
Volintiri
Location in Moldova
Coordinates: 46°26′N 29°36′E / 46.433°N 29.600°E / 46.433; 29.600Coordinates: 46°26′N 29°36′E / 46.433°N 29.600°E / 46.433; 29.600
Country Moldova
DistrictȘtefan Vodă District
Population
 • Total3,268
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Volintiri (old name: Volontirovca) is a commune in Ștefan Vodă District, Moldova. It is on the southern border with Ukraine 138 km south of the Moldovan capital, Chișinău. It is composed of a single village, Volintiri.[2]

The town is relively new having been founded between 1824 and 1828 by veterans of the Russo-Turkish War (1806–1812), and originally known as Bebei. The town was part of the Romanian Cetatea Albă County until 1938, Ținutul Nistru between 1938-1940, then it was incorporated into the Ștefan Vodă district.

Notable landmarks include the Parcul din Volintiri memorial and the biserica din volintri church, the casa de culture museum, 18 ancient burial mounds and the City Hall, built in 1964.

Notable people

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

External links

  • Official website


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