Dnestrovsc

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Dnestrovsc
Днестро́вск
Дністро́вськ
Town
Skyline of Dnestrovsc
Flag of Dnestrovsc
Flag
Coat of arms of Dnestrovsc
Coat of arms
Dnestrovsc is located in Moldova
Dnestrovsc
Dnestrovsc
Location of Dnestrovsc in Moldova
Coordinates: 46°37′20″N 29°54′38″E / 46.62222°N 29.91056°E / 46.62222; 29.91056
Country  Moldova
Autonomous territory  Transnistria
Elevation 19 m (62 ft)
Population (2014)
 • Total 10,436

Dnestrovsc (Romanian: Dnestrovsc; Russian: Днестрóвск, translit. Dnestrovsk; Ukrainian: Дністровськ, translit. Dnistrovs'k) is a town in southern Transnistria, Moldova, near the border with Ukraine. It is at the shores of the Cuciurgan Reservoir and is home to the Kuchurgan power station, also known as Moldavskaya GRES.

It is a company town which was founded in early Soviet times by the establishment of a large power plant, Moldavskaya GRES, today owned by Inter RAO UES.

At the 1989 census, Dnestrovsc has a population of 14,876. At the 2004 census it had ca. 11,200 inhabitants.

Coordinates: 46°37′N 29°55′E / 46.617°N 29.917°E / 46.617; 29.917