Theme Week Moldova – Comrat

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Comrat (Gagauz: Komrat) is a city and municipality in Moldova and the capital of the autonomous region of Gagauzia. It is located in the south of the country, on the Ialpug River. Comrat’s population is at 26,000, of which the vast majority are Gagauzians.

Comrat began to be settled in 1789, and received town privileges in 1957. During the time when the town was part of Moldavian SSR, Comrat’s industry was geared toward the production of butter, wine, and rugs, the latter ornated with Moldavian motifs. The Comrat State University was established in 2002.

Comrat Cathedral © Федя Кузнецов/cc-by-sa-4.0 Comrat State University © Aslı Gagauz/cc-by-sa-3.0 Catedrala Sf. Ioan Botezătorul © Злодей Андрей/cc-by-sa-4.0 Lenin statue © Mafo/cc-by-sa-4.0 Shopping © Mafo/cc-by-sa-4.0 Street view © Mafo/cc-by-sa-4.0
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Catedrala Sf. Ioan Botezătorul © Злодей Андрей/cc-by-sa-4.0
Comrat is situated in the southern wine zone of Moldova. It is known for production of red wine and muscat. In Comrat and its suburbs there are about 10 wineries. Food production is very developed in the city. Comrat is a home for food processing factories, alcohol production, and an oil processing plant (the first and only one in Moldova). There is also such economic agents as a ferro-concrete factory, furniture productions, wood processing, production of plastic windows and doors, cattle butcheries, and transport companies.

Comrat Wines is the oldest winery located in the south of Republic of Moldova. Aur-Vin is a Moldovan wine producer from Comrat. This factory takes part of the Moldovan wine producer Dionis Club.

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