Telenești

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Teleneşti
Teleneşti is located in Moldova
Teleneşti
Teleneşti
Location within Moldova
Coordinates: 47°30′10″N 28°22′0″E / 47.50278°N 28.36667°E / 47.50278; 28.36667Coordinates: 47°30′10″N 28°22′0″E / 47.50278°N 28.36667°E / 47.50278; 28.36667
Country  Republic of Moldova
Raion (district) Telenești
Area
 • Total 53,6 km2 (207 sq mi)
Elevation 96 m (315 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 8,100
 • Density 151/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Teleneşti (Romanian pronunciation: [teleˈneʃtʲ]) is a city in Moldova, located 91 kilometres to the north of the capital city, Chişinău. Teleneşti is the administrative center of the eponymous district. Three villages are administered by the city: Mihălaşa, Mihălaşa Nouă and Izvoraş. As of 2004, it had a population of 6,855, 89 percent of whom were Moldovan.[1]

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Before WWII, the town had an important Jewish population. The Cathedral of St. Elijah from Teleneşti is one of the newest representative architectural monument. Ţurcan Vasile is the priest of the St. Elijah Cathedral. The construction of Cathedral started in 2006.

References[edit]

  • Axentie Blanovschi: Teleneşti, Ed. Timpul Chişinău, 1986