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Chișinău (Moldova)


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    • us: Kishinev (Moldova)
    • us: Chișinăul (Moldova)
    • us: Kisinau (Moldova)
    • us: Kislanou (Moldova)
    • us: Kichinev (Moldova)
    • us: Kishinėu (Moldova)
    • us: Kischinjow (Moldova)
    • us: Kischinew (Moldova)
    • us: Municipiul Chișinău (Moldova)
    • us: Kisjenő (Moldova)
    • us: Кишинёв (Moldova)
    • us: Kishinyov (Moldova)
    • us: Kișinöv (Moldova)
    • us: Chișineu (Moldova)
    • us: Кишинэу (Moldova)
    • us: Kischinau (Moldova)
    • us: Kișinyov (Moldova)
    • us: Горад Кішынёў (Moldova)
    • us: Horad Kishyni︠o︡ŭ (Moldova)
    • us: Кішынёў (Moldova)
    • us: Kishyni︠o︡ŭ (Moldova)
    • us: Кишинев (Moldova)
    • us: Кишинеу (Moldova)
    • us: Kišiněv (Moldova)
    • us: Κισινάου (Moldova)
    • us: Kisinaou (Moldova)
    • us: Кишинёв ош (Moldova)
    • us: Kishinëv osh (Moldova)
    • us: Kiŝinevo (Moldova)
    • us: Císineá (Moldova)
    • us: Kišinjow (Moldova)
    • us: Kišinjev (Moldova)
    • us: קישינב (Moldova)
    • us: Chisinaou (Moldova)
    • us: Kišin̦eva (Moldova)
    • us: Kišiniovas (Moldova)
    • us: キシナウ (Moldova)
    • us: Kishinau (Moldova)
    • us: Kiszyniów (Moldova)
    • us: Kişineu (Moldova)
    • us: Кишињев (Moldova)
    • us: Кишинів (Moldova)
    • us: Kyshyniv (Moldova)
    • us: קעשענעוו (Moldova)
    • us: Ḳesheneṿ (Moldova)
    • us: Kișinew (Moldova)
    • us: Kišėniuovs (Moldova)
    • us: 基希讷乌 (Moldova)
    • us: Jixinewu (Moldova)
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    • Kishinev (Moldavian S.S.R.)
    • Kishinev, Moldavian S.S.R
  • Sources

    • found: Ciobanu, Ș. Chișinăul, 1925.
    • found: Inturist. Kischinjow, 1974?: map recto (Kischinjow)
    • found: Ungeny-Kishinev, 1984: t.p. (Kishinev; Chișinău)
    • found: NUCMC data from Leo Baeck Inst. for Emigration collection, 1864-1952 (1903 pogrom in Kischinew)
    • found: BGN. Foreign names info. bull., Feb. 1992, surrogate: p. 4 (former name Kishinev; new name: Chișinău; ppl. 47°00ʹE, 28°50ʹE)
    • found: Foreign names information bulletin, Nov. 30, 1998 (former name: Kishinëv, Gorod--ADM2, 47°00ʹN 28°50ʹE; new name: Chișinău [short form], Municipiul--ADM1 (MD13), 47°00ʹN 28°50ʹE)
    • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (unknown; 47°00ʹ20ʺN 028°51ʹ27ʺE)
    • found: Wikipedia, August 19, 2015 (Chișinău; also historically known as Kishinev; capital and largest city of the Republic of Moldova; Hungarian name is Kisjenő; known in Russian as Кишинёв = Kishinëv (Kishinyov [in roman]). It is written Kişinöv in the Latin Gagauz alphabet. It was also written as "Chișineu" in pre-20th-century Romanian and as "Кишинэу" = Kishinėu in the Moldovan Cyrillic alphabet; founded in 1436; 47°0ʹ00ʺN 28°55ʹ00ʺE) Alemannisch page (Kischinau) Azerbaijani page (Kişinyov [in roman]) Belarusian page (Горад Кішынёў = Horad Kishyni︠o︡ŭ; Кішынёў = Kishyni︠o︡ŭ) Bulgarian (Кишинев = Kishinev; or Кишинеу = Kishineu) Buryat page (Кишинэу = Kishinėu) Czech page (Kišiněv) Greek page (Κισινάου = Kisinaou) Erzya page (Кишинёв ош = Kishinëv osh) Esperanto page (Kiŝinevo) Irish page (Císineá) Gagauz page (Kișinöv) Upper Sorbian page (Kišinjow) Croatian page (Kišinjev) Icelandic page (Kisínev) Hebrew page (קישינב = Ḳishinev) Haitian page (Chisinaou) Latvian page (Kišin̦eva) Lithuanian page (Kišiniovas) Japanese page (キシナウ = Kishinau) Uzbek page (Kishinyov [in roman]) Polish page (Kiszyniów) Crimean Turkish page (Kişineu) Albanian page (Kishinau) Slovak page (Kišiňov) Serbian page (Кишињев = Kišinjev) Tagalog page (Kisinau) Ukrainian page (Кишинів = Kyshyniv) Yiddish page (קעשענעוו = Ḳesheneṿ) Zazaki page (Kișinew) Samogitian page (Kišėniuovs) Chinese page (基希讷乌 = Jixinewu)
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  • Change Notes

    • 1980-10-03: new
    • 2015-08-22: revised
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