Ciorescu, formerly known as Cricova Nouǎ (Romanian; Russian: Новое Криково, Novoye Krikovo), is a commune in Moldova, located 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) in the north-east of Chişinău, the capital of Moldova. The commune is part of the Rîșcani sector of the Chișinău municipality. It is composed of three villages: Ciorescu, Făurești and Goian.
|• mayor||Ivan Scripnic|
|• Total||6.03 km2 (2.33 sq mi)|
|• Density||990/km2 (2,600/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
|Area code(s)||+373 22|
The commune hosted the Basketball 2016 FIBA European Championship for Small Countries, which took place 28 June – 3 July.
- Results of Population and Housing Census in the Republic of Moldova in 2014: "Characteristics - Population (population by communes, religion, citizenship)" (XLS). National Bureau of Statistics of the Republic of Moldova. 2017. Retrieved 2017-05-01.
- Clasificatorul unităților administrativ-teritoriale al Republicii Moldova (CUATM) (in Romanian)
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