Volintiri

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Volintiri
Commune and village
Volintiri is located in Moldova
Volintiri
Volintiri
Location in Moldova
Coordinates: 46°26′N 29°36′E / 46.433°N 29.600°E / 46.433; 29.600Coordinates: 46°26′N 29°36′E / 46.433°N 29.600°E / 46.433; 29.600
Country  Moldova
District Ștefan Vodă District
Population (2014 census)[1]
 • Total 3,268
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Volintiri (old name: Volontirovca) is a commune in Ștefan Vodă District, Moldova. It is on the southern border with Ukraine 138km south of the Moldovan capital, Chișinău. It is composed of a single village, Volintiri.

The town is relively new having been founded between 1824 and 1828 by veterans of the Russo-Turkish war(1806-1812), and originally known as Bebei. The town was in the Romanian Cetatea Albă County until 1930 when it was incorporated into the Ștefan Vodă district.

Notable landmarks include the Parcul din Volintiri memorial and the biserica din volintri church, the casa de culture museum, 18 ancient burial mounds and the City Hall, built in 1964.

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