Costești, Moldova

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Costești
City
Costești is located in Moldova
Costești
Costești
Location in Moldova
Coordinates: 47°51′30″N 27°15′31″E / 47.85833°N 27.25861°E / 47.85833; 27.25861Coordinates: 47°51′30″N 27°15′31″E / 47.85833°N 27.25861°E / 47.85833; 27.25861
Country  Moldova
District Rîșcani District
Population (2012)
 • Total 4,400
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Costeşti (Romanian pronunciation: [kosˈteʃtʲ]) is a city in Rîșcani district, in northern Moldova.

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Costești has a population of 4,109 at the 2004 census. It is composed of the city itself, population 2,247, and four villages: Dămășcani, population 361, Duruitoarea, population 379, Păscăuți, population 950, and Proscureni, population 172.

Costești is also a border checkpoint to Romania.