AskBiography Logo   Latest News  Follow Us on Twitter  Follow Us on Google Buzz  Became Fan - Facebook  Subscribe to RSSRSS   Bookmark and Share


Full nameChișinău
Official nameChișinău
MayorDorin Chirtoaca, since 2007
Total Area46.3 sq mi (120 km2)
Metro Area245.1 sq mi (635 km2)
Elevation278.9 ft (85 m)
Total Population664700 (January 2011 est.)
Density (pop.)5539/km2 (14346/sq mi)
Metro (pop.)789500
Other information
Time zoneEET (UTC+2)
- Summer (DST)EEST (UTC+3)
Postal codeMD-20xx
Area code+373 22

     Home | City | Chisinau

Chișinău (-rokiʃiˈnəw; historically also known as Kishinev, , from ) is the capital and largest municipality of Moldova. It is also its main industrial and commercial centre and is located in the middle of the country, on the river Bîc. According to January 2011 official estimates, Chișinău proper has a population of 664,700 and the municipality of Chișinău is home to 789,500 residents.

Chișinău is the most economically prosperous locality in Moldova, and its largest transportation hub. As the most economically and socially important municipality in Moldova, the city has a broad range of educational facilities.

Warning: simplexml_load_file( [function.simplexml-load-file]: failed to open stream: HTTP request failed! HTTP/1.0 410 Gone in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 257

Warning: simplexml_load_file() [function.simplexml-load-file]: I/O warning : failed to load external entity "" in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 257

Fatal error: Call to a member function children() on a non-object in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 260