Place:Kishinev, Bessarabia, Russia

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NameKishinev
Alt namesChişinăusource: FHLC
TypeHistorical District, Capital city
Located inBessarabia, Russia     (1812 - 1917)
Also located inMoldova     (1991 - )
Romania    
Soviet Union    
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Chișinău ( ; historically also known as Kishinev, from ) is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Moldova. It is Moldova's main industrial and commercial centre, and is located in the middle of the country, on the river Bîc. According to January 2013 official estimates, Chișinău proper has a population of 671,800 and the municipality of Chișinău is home to 800,600 residents.[1]

Chișinău is the most economically prosperous locality in Moldova and its largest transportation hub. As the most economically and socially important municipality in Moldova, the city has a broad range of educational facilities.


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