Fălești

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Fălești
City
Flag of Fălești
Flag
Coat of arms of Fălești
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Fălești is located in Moldova
Fălești
Fălești
Location in Moldova
Coordinates: 47°34′20″N 27°42′50″E / 47.57222°N 27.71389°E / 47.57222; 27.71389Coordinates: 47°34′20″N 27°42′50″E / 47.57222°N 27.71389°E / 47.57222; 27.71389
CountryMoldova
DistrictFălești District
Population
 • Total12,074
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
ClimateDfb

Fălești (Moldovan Cyrillic: Фэлешть; Romanian pronunciation: [fəˈleʃtʲ]) is a city and the administrative center of Fălești District, Moldova.

In January 2011, the population of Fălești was estimated to be 17,800.

History[edit]

The town had an important Jewish community before World War II, 51% of the total population;[2] the Jews were murdered during the Holocaust.[3][4]

Notable people[edit]

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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.
  2. ^ http://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/moldova-inc-transnistria-region/falesti-fleti-falesti-faleshti-foleshty-falest-feleshti-faleshty.html
  3. ^ http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00386.html
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-01-25. Retrieved 2010-06-11.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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