Camenca (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈkameŋka], Cyrillic spelling Каменка, Russian: Каменка, Kamenka, Ukrainian: Кам'янка, Kamianka, Polish: Kamionka) is a town in Transnistria, Moldova. It is composed of the town itself, and the village of Solnecinoe. Camenca is the seat of Camenca District.
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The town is located at Dniester, in the north of Transnistria. In 1989, it had a population of 13,689. According to the 2004 Census in Transnistria, the town itself has 10,323 inhabitants, including 5,296 Moldovans, 3,476 Ukrainians, 1,305 Russians, 61 Belarusians, 42 Poles, 35 Bulgarians, 32 Gagauzes, 23 Germans, 10 Armenians, 8 Jews, 3 Gypsies and 32 others.on the
The mayor is Pyotr Mustya.
Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth 1609-1672
Ottoman Empire 1672-1699
Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth 1699-1793
Russian Empire 1793-1917
Russian Republic 1917
Soviet Russia 1917-1918
Soviet Ukraine 1920-1924
Moldavian ASSR 1924-1940
Moldavian SSR 1940-1941
Romanian Transnistria Governorate 1941-1944
Moldavian SSR 1944-1991
Moldova/ Transnistria 1991-present
- Transnistria's status is disputed. It considers itself to be an independent state, but this is not recognised by any country. The Moldovan government and all the world's other states consider Transnistria de jure a part of Moldova territory.
- (in English) State Administrations of Cities and Regions of the PMR
- Eco-tourism in Eastern Europe, Camenca
- (in Polish) Kamionka (Camenca) in the Geographical Dictionary of the Kingdom of Poland (1882)
- Kamenka info, photos
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