Costești, Ialoveni

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Commune and village
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Costeşti is located in Moldova
Location in Moldova
Coordinates: 46°52′4″N 28°46′8″E / 46.86778°N 28.76889°E / 46.86778; 28.76889Coordinates: 46°52′4″N 28°46′8″E / 46.86778°N 28.76889°E / 46.86778; 28.76889
Country  Moldova
County Ialoveni
Settled 1573
 • Mayor Petrea Sutu
 • Total 68.82 km2 (26.57 sq mi)
Population (2004 census)
 • Total 11,128
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code MD-6813

Costeşti is a commune in Ialoveni district, in central Moldova, with a population of 11,128 at the 2004 census. It is composed of a single village, Costeşti. It is the second largest rural locality in the country by population, three times larger than the homonymous city in the north of Moldova.

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