Dondușeni

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Dondușeni
Dondușeni is located in Moldova
Dondușeni
Dondușeni
Location in Moldova
Coordinates: 48°13′N 27°35′E / 48.217°N 27.583°E / 48.217; 27.583Coordinates: 48°13′N 27°35′E / 48.217°N 27.583°E / 48.217; 27.583
Country  Moldova
District Dondușeni District
Elevation 715 ft (218 m)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 7,101
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Climate Dfb

Dondușeni (Romanian pronunciation: [donduˈʃenʲ]) is a city in the north of Moldova. It is the administrative, economic, and cultural center of Dondușeni District. Its postal code is MD-5100. The population at the 2004 census was 9,801.

Demographics[edit]

At the 1930 census, the locality (then a village) was known as Dondoșani-Gară (literally Dondoșani Station), and had a population of 953. It was part of Plasa Climăuți of Soroca County.

Ethnic composition
Ethnic group 1930 census 2004 census
Moldovans (Romanians) 338 6,495
Ruthenians (Ukrainians) 42 2,055
Russians 280 1,146
Jews 277 12
Bulgarians 1 17
Gagauzians - 12
Poles 13 7
Gypsies - 1
Germans 1 56
Serbians, Croatians, Slovenes 1
others -
Total 953 9,801
Native language
Language 1930 census 2004 census
Romanian 340 N/A
Yiddish 270 N/A
Russian 196 N/A
Ukrainian 138 N/A
Polish 7 N/A
German 1 N/A
Serbo-Croatian, Slovene 1 N/A
Total 953 9,801

There are three high schools in Donduşeni, one Romanian, the Alexei Mateevici Lyceum, and two Russian.

Dondușeni has a hospital, a hotel, a police office, some cafes and restaurants.

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Notable people[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

Veaceslav Ioniță, Ghidul orașelor din Republica Moldova/ Veaceslav Ioniță. Igor Munteanu, Irina Beregoi. Chișinău: TISH, 2004 (F.E.-P. Tipografia Centrală). 248 p. ISBN 9975-947-39-5

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