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Coat of arms of Onițcani
Coat of arms
Onițcani is located in Moldova
Location in Moldova
Coordinates: 47°09′N 29°04′E / 47.150°N 29.067°E / 47.150; 29.067Coordinates: 47°09′N 29°04′E / 47.150°N 29.067°E / 47.150; 29.067
Country  Moldova
District Criuleni District
Founded 1604
Elevation 115 ft (35 m)
Population (2014 census)[1]
 • Total 2,192
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code MD-4833
Area code(s) +373 248 79

Onițcani is a village in Criuleni District, Moldova.[2]

Onițcani village is located in a picturesque location on the banks of the Dniester. The first mention in the annals found in 1604. The village is famous for its large number of springs. Some of them are very specific in their chemical composition. They are also the national heritage, as their age is several centuries, so they are under state protection. The village has a church, unique in its architecture, the only similar analogue of which can be seen only in Romania.


According to the 2004 Moldovan Census, the population of the Onițcani village is 2089 people (1011 men, 1078 women).[3]

The ethnic composition of the village:[4]

Nationality Population Percentage
Moldovans 2004 95.93
Russians 26 1.24
Ukrainians 19 0.91
Gypsies 14 0.67
Romanians 10 0.48
Bulgarians 3 0.14
Gagauz 1 0.05
Other 12 0.57
Total 2089 100%