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Florești, Moldova

Florești
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Official seal of Florești
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Florești is located in Moldova
Florești
Florești
Coordinates: 47°53′36″N 28°18′05″E / 47.89333°N 28.30139°E / 47.89333; 28.30139Coordinates: 47°53′36″N 28°18′05″E / 47.89333°N 28.30139°E / 47.89333; 28.30139
CountryMoldova
CountyFloreşti District
Founded20 August 1588
Government
 • MayorIurie Ţap
Area
 • Total15.12 km2 (5.84 sq mi)
Elevation88 m (289 ft)
Population
 • Total11,998
 • Density790/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
(MD-)5001–5002[2]
Area code(s)+373 250
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Florești (Romanian pronunciation: [floˈreʃtʲ]; Russian: Флорешты), is the capital city and industrial and commercial center of Floreşti District of Moldova. It is located on the river Răut.

Name

The name comes from the Romanian word floare ("flower"). The old name of the settlement was Rădiul Florilor, which is also a derivative from the Romanian word for "flower".

Geography

The city is located in the north of the country, on the river Răut, a tributary of the Dniester.

Politics and administration

Florești is governed by the City Council and the City Mayor (Romanian: Primar), both elected once every four years. The current mayor is Iurie Ţap.

Notable people

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References

  1. ^ Results of Population and Housing Census in the Republic of Moldova in 2014: "Characteristics - Population (population by communes, religion, citizenship)" (XLS). National Bureau of Statistics of the Republic of Moldova. 2017. Retrieved 1 May 2017.
  2. ^ http://www.posta.md/

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