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Căușeni

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Căușeni

Căușeni
Assumption of Our Lady Church
Official seal of Căușeni
Seal
Căușeni is located in Moldova
Căușeni
Location within Moldova
Coordinates:
Country  Moldova
County Căușeni District
Government
 • Mayor Anatolie Zaremba
Elevation 7 m (23 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 19,900
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Area code(s) +373 243
Website www.causeni.md

Căușeni (Romanian pronunciation: ) is a city and the administrative center of Căușeni District, Moldova.

Its population at the 2004 census was 17,757, of which 14,807 Moldovans/Romanians, 960 Ukrainians, 1,521 Russians, 82 Gagauzians, 273 Bulgarians, 6 Jews, 3 Poles, 8 Gypsies, and 97 other/undeclared.[1]

Contents

  • History 1
  • Media 2
  • Notable people 3
  • Gallery 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

History

The 17th century Assumption of Our Lady Church is the oldest surviving building in the town. It is set more than 3 feet (0.91 m) below ground level and preserves the only medieval fresco in the Republic of Moldova. Executed by Walachian painters in a late Byzantine-Romanian style, the interiors feature religious scenes and iconography in vibrant reds, gold, and blues.

Media

Notable people

Gallery

References

  1. ^ Demographic, national, language and cultural characteristics

External links

  • World Monuments Fund page on Assumption of Our Lady Church
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