Leova

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Leova is also another name for Liuva.
Leova
Official seal of Leova
Seal
Leova is located in Moldova
Leova
Leova
Location within Moldova
Coordinates: 46°29′N 28°15′E / 46.483°N 28.250°E / 46.483; 28.250
Country Moldova
County Leova
Founded 1495
Government
 • Mayor Focşa Gheorghe, since 2007
Elevation 45 m (148 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 10,900
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code MD-6301
Area code(s) +373 263
Website www.leova.md

Leova is a city in Moldova, located 92 km southwest of the national capital, Chișinău. It is the administrative center of Leova District. The city is situated on the east bank of the river Prut bordering Romania.

Population[edit]

Ethnic structure[edit]

The ethnic structure of the city according to the 2004 census:[1]

Ethnic group Population  %
Moldavians
Romanians
8,435
150
84.12%
1.50%
Russians 629 6.27%
Bulgarians 349 3.48%
Ukrainians 278 2.77%
Gagauzians 99 0.99%
Gypsies 28 0.28%
Others 63
Total 10,027 100%

Media[edit]

Notable people[edit]

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Leova is twinned with:

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] statistica.md

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 46°29′N 28°15′E / 46.483°N 28.250°E / 46.483; 28.250