Florești, Moldova




Florești, is the capital city and industrial and commercial center of Floreşti District of Moldova. It is located on the river Răut.NameThe name comes from the Romanian word floarThe old name of the settlement was Rădiul Florilor, which is also a derivative from the Romanian word fographyThe city is located in the north of the country, on the river Răut, a tributary of the Dniester.Politics and administrationFlorești is governed by the City Council and the City Mayor, both elected once every four years. The current mayor is Iurie Ţap.Notable people Saul Perlmutter Vitalie Ciobanu Nicolae Timofti