Cornești, Moldova

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For the commune with the same name in the same district, see Corneşti, Ungheni.
For other uses, see Cornești.
Cornești is located in Moldova
Location in Moldova
Coordinates: 47°21′22″N 28°0′30″E / 47.35611°N 28.00833°E / 47.35611; 28.00833Coordinates: 47°21′22″N 28°0′30″E / 47.35611°N 28.00833°E / 47.35611; 28.00833
Country  Moldova
District Ungheni District
Population (2012)
 • Total 3,200
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Cornești (Romanian pronunciation: [korˈneʃtʲ]) is a city in Ungheni district, in central Moldova, with a population of 3,284 at the 2004 census. It is composed of the city itself, population 2,781, and the village Romanovca, population 503.


The Chișinău-Cornești railway was built between 1871 and 1873. On June 1, 1875, the line Cornești-Ungheni was opened and connection to Romania was established.