Nisporeni

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Nisporeni
Nisporeni is located in Moldova
Nisporeni
Nisporeni
Location within Moldova
Coordinates: 47°5′N 28°11′E / 47.083°N 28.183°E / 47.083; 28.183Coordinates: 47°5′N 28°11′E / 47.083°N 28.183°E / 47.083; 28.183
Country  Moldova
County Nisporeni
First reference 1618
Area
 • Total 14 km2 (5 sq mi)
Elevation 99 m (325 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 14,500
 • Density 865.2/km2 (2,241/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website primarianisporeni.md

Nisporeni (Romanian pronunciation: [nispoˈrenʲ]) is a city located in the central part of Moldova. It has 20,000 inhabitants. The city is administrative center of the Nisporeni District.

Demographics[edit]

Most of the population (98%) are Moldovans/Romanians.[1]

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The first historical appearance was in 1618.

The Romanian People's Salvation Cross, the largest cross in Moldova, was built in 2011 in Nisporeni.[2][3]

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