Tighina County (Moldova)

Tighina County was a county (Romanian: județ) in Moldova from 1998 to 2003. It bordered Ukraine, Lăpușna County, Chișinău County, and Transnistria. Its de jure capital was the city of Tighina, but due to the Transnistria situation, the de facto capital was Căușeni.

Tighina County
Județul Tighina
Flag of Tighina County
Tighina judet.svg
Country Moldova
capitalTighina (de jure); Căușeni (de facto)
Established1998
Ceased to exist2003
Area
 • Total2,899 km2 (1,119 sq mi)
Population
 (2004)
 • Total161,236
 • Density56/km2 (140/sq mi)

Tighina County had 93 localities, of which four had city status: Tighina, Căușeni, Căinari, and Ștefan Vodă.

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