Fălești

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Fălești
Fălești is located in Moldova
Fălești
Fălești
Location in Moldova
Coordinates: 47°34′20″N 27°42′50″E / 47.57222°N 27.71389°E / 47.57222; 27.71389Coordinates: 47°34′20″N 27°42′50″E / 47.57222°N 27.71389°E / 47.57222; 27.71389
Country  Moldova
District Fălești District
Population (2011)
 • Total 17,800
 • Density 9,180/sq mi (3,544/km2)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Climate Dfb

Fălești (Moldovan Cyrillic: Фэлешть; Romanian pronunciation: [fəˈleʃtʲ]) is a city and the administrative center of Fălești District, Moldova.

In January 2011, the population of Fălești was estimated to be 17,800.

History[edit]

The town had an important Jewish community before World War II, 51% of the total population.[1] The Jews were murdered during the Holocaust.[2][3]

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