Lăpușna County

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For the commune in Hîncești district, see Lăpușna, Hîncești. For the village in Mureș County, see Ibănești, Mureș. For the village in Chernivtsi Oblast, see Lopushna, Vyzhnytsia.
Județul Lăpușna
County (Județ)
Coat of arms of Județul Lăpușna
Coat of arms
Romania 1930 county Lapusna.png
Country Flag of Romania.svg Romania
Historic region Bessarabia
Capital city (Reședință de județ) Chișinău
Established 1925
Ceased to exist Administrative and Constitutional Reform in 1938
Area
 • Total 4,181 km2 (1,614 sq mi)
Population (1930)
 • Total 421,857
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Lăpușna County
County
Country Moldova
established 1998

Lăpușna was between 1925 and 1938 a county (Romanian: județ) in the Kingdom of Romania, and, between 1998 and 2003, an administrative region of Moldova.

Interwar period[edit]

Neighbours[edit]

The county neighboured the Soviet Union to the east, the counties of Orhei to the north, Bălți to the north-west, Iași and Fălciu to the west, Cahul to the south-west and Tighina to the south.

Administration[edit]

The county consisted of five districts (plăṣi):

After 1938[edit]

After the 1938 Administrative and Constitutional Reform, this county merged with the counties of Tighina, Cetatea Albă and Orhei to form Ținutul Nistru.

County of Moldova[edit]

Major cities of the region included Troita, Batar, Cara-Biber, and Hîncești.

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