Zaim, Căușeni

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Flag of Zaim
Zaim is located in Moldova
Location in Moldova
Coordinates: 46°37′N 29°21′E / 46.617°N 29.350°E / 46.617; 29.350Coordinates: 46°37′N 29°21′E / 46.617°N 29.350°E / 46.617; 29.350
Country  Moldova
District Căuşeni District
Elevation 118 ft (36 m)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Zaim is commune in a Căuşeni district, Moldova, located 7 km from the district seat Căuşeni. It is composed of three villages: Marianca de Sus, Zaim and Zaim station.


As of the 2004 Moldovan Census, it had a population of 4,657, of whom 4,569 are Moldovans (Romanians), 48 Russians, 24 Ukrainians, 4 Gagauzians, 1 Pole, and 11 other/undeclared. The dominant language is Romanian.


Zaim is well known in Moldova as the home village of Alexei Mateevici, a famous Bessarabian poet and national activist. Mateevici's house is currently a museum. In Zaim there is also a Museum of the Spirit of Southern Moldova, that includes exhibits of a number of artists and writers with origins in southern Bessarabia.

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