Vadul lui Vodă
|Vadul lui Vodă|
|City||Vadul lui Vodă|
|• Type||Strong Mayor-Council|
|• Mayor||Iurie Onofriiciuc (PCRM)|
|• Total||14.43 km2 (5.57 sq mi)|
|Population (January 2011)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC+3)|
The town is situated 23 km east of Chișinău on the right (western) bank of the Dniester river. During the Soviet era, several million tons of sand were brought in to create a wide artificial beach. Today it retains a small, mostly local, tourist trade.
The town day is celebrated on November 8.
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