Administrative divisions of Moldova

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Moldova is divided into 32 districts (Romanian: "raioane", raions), 3 municipalities (Chişinău, Bălţi, and Bender), one "autonomous territorial unit" (Gagauzia), and the territorial unit of Transnistria, the final status of which is yet unclear.

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The 32 districts (raions) are:

# Anenii Noi
# Basarabeasca
# Briceni
# Cahul, non-contiguous
# Cantemir
# Călăraşi
# Căuşeni
# Cimişlia
# Criuleni, non-contiguous
# Donduşeni
# Drochia
# Dubăsari, non-contiguous
# Edineţ
# Făleşti
# Floreşti
# Glodeni
# Hînceşti
# Ialoveni
# Leova
# Nisporeni
# Ocniţa
# Orhei
# Rezina
# Rîşcani
# Sîngerei
# Soroca
# Străşeni
# Şoldăneşti
# Ştefan Vodă
# Taraclia, non-contiguous
# Teleneşti
# Ungheni

Moldova has a total of 982 incorporated localities (i.e. 982 mayors and 982 local councils), of which 5 have municipality status, 60 have city status, and 917 have commune status.

There are also 697 unincorporated localities; these are villages that are part of either cities (34 of them), or communes (663), but do not have a mayor and local council of their own. This makes for a total of 1,679 localities of Moldova.