Vadul lui Vodă

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Vadul lui Vodă
Country Moldova
Municipality Chișinău
City Vadul lui Vodă
Founded 1432
 • Type Strong Mayor-Council
 • Mayor Iurie Onofriiciuc (PCRM)
 • Total 14.43 km2 (5.57 sq mi)
Population (January 2011)[1]
 • Total 4,800
Time zone EST (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC+3)

Vadul lui Vodă is a town in the Chișinău municipality, Moldova. It is an eastern suburb of the capital of the country, and is well known as a resort.

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.


  1. ^ "Moldova census July 1, 2004 est".