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Lipnic is a commune in Ocnița District, Moldova. It is composed of two villages, Lipnic and Paustova.[2]

Lipnic
Lipnic is located in Moldova
Lipnic
Lipnic
Coordinates: 48°23′37″N 27°30′45″E / 48.3936111111°N 27.5125°E / 48.3936111111; 27.5125
Country Moldova
DistrictOcnița
Government
 • MayorIonel Usturoica (PCRM)
Population
 • Total3,271
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

On 20 August 1470, at Lipnic (Lipinţi) was famous Battle of Lipnic, the river, where the Moldavian military, led by Stephen the Great, defeated the armies of the Crimean Khanate led by Murtada. After the fight Khan son and his brother Eminec are captured and taken as prisoners.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ Clasificatorul unităților administrativ-teritoriale al Republicii Moldova (CUATM) (in Romanian)