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Bender, Moldovae

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Bender[1] or Bendery, also known as Tighina (Romanian; Roushie: Бендеры, Bendery; Ukrainian: Бендери, Bendery) is a ceety athin the internaitionally recognized borders o Moldovae unner de facto control o the unrecognized Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic (Transnistrie) syne 1992. Locatit on the richt (wastern) bank o the river Dniester in the historical region o Bessarabie, thegither wi its suburb Proteagailovca, the ceety forms a municipality, which is separate frae Transnistrie accordin tae the Moldovan law. Bender is locatit in the buffer zone established at the end o the 1992 War o Transnistrie.

While the Joint Control Commission haes owerridin pouers in the ceety, Transnistrie haes de facto admeenistrative control.

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Bender is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. (in Romanie) Law 764-XV from December 27, 2001 on administrative-territorial organisation of the Republic of Moldova Archived 2009-01-14 at the Wayback Machine, Monitorul Oficial al Republicii Moldova, no. 16/53, December 29, 2001 (subsequent modifications taken into account)

Coordinates: 46°50′00″N 29°29′00″E / 46.833333333333°N 29.483333333333°E / 46.833333333333; 29.483333333333