Cornești, Moldova

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Cornești
Cornești is located in Moldova
Cornești
Cornești
Location in Moldova
Coordinates: 47°21′22″N 28°0′30″E / 47.35611°N 28.00833°E / 47.35611; 28.00833Coordinates: 47°21′22″N 28°0′30″E / 47.35611°N 28.00833°E / 47.35611; 28.00833
CountryMoldova
DistrictUngheni District
Population
 • Total2,470
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Cornești (Romanian pronunciation: [korˈneʃtʲ]) is a city in Ungheni district, in central Moldova, with a population of 3,284 at the 2004 census. It is composed of the city itself, population 2,781, and the village Romanovca, population 503.

History[edit]

The Chișinău-Cornești railway was built between 1871 and 1873. On June 1, 1875, the line Cornești-Ungheni was opened and connection to Romania was established.

References[edit]

  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 2017-05-01.