Nisporeni

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Nisporeni
Official seal of Nisporeni
Seal
Nisporeni is located in Moldova
Nisporeni
Nisporeni
Location within Moldova
Coordinates: 47°5′N 28°11′E / 47.083°N 28.183°E / 47.083; 28.183Coordinates: 47°5′N 28°11′E / 47.083°N 28.183°E / 47.083; 28.183
CountryMoldova
DistrictNisporeni
First reference1618
Area
 • Total14 km2 (5 sq mi)
Elevation
99 m (325 ft)
Population
 • Total10,063
 • Density720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
ClimateDfb
Websiteprimarianisporeni.md

Nisporeni (Romanian pronunciation: [nispoˈrenʲ]; Russian: Ниспорены) is a city located in the central part of Moldova. It has 20,000 inhabitants. The city is administrative center of the Nisporeni District.

Demographics[edit]

Most of the population (78.5%) are Moldovans.[2]

History[edit]

The first historical appearance was in 1618.

The Romanian People's Salvation Cross, the largest cross in Moldova, was built in 2011 in Nisporeni.[3][4]

Sport[edit]

Speranța Nisporeni is based in the city.

Media[edit]

Notable people[edit]

International relations[edit]

Twin towns – sister cities[edit]

Nisporeni is twinned with:

Image Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Results of Population and Housing Census in the Republic of Moldova in 2014: "Characteristics - Population (population by communes, religion, citizenship)" (XLS). National Bureau of Statistics of the Republic of Moldova. 2017. Retrieved 1 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Recensamântul Populației si al Locuințelor 2014". recensamant.statistica.md. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Crucea Mântuirii Neamului Românesc a fost inaugurată (FOTO)" (in Romanian). infoprut.ro. Archived from the original on 30 June 2012. Retrieved 16 February 2012.
  4. ^ "Crucea mântuirii neamului Românesc" (in Romanian). Moldova 1. Retrieved 16 February 2012.