Names of Transnistria

Names Of Transnistria

Although most commonly known in English as Transnistria, the official name of the region is Pridnestrovie. Here is a detailed explanation of the names used for Transnistria, both official and unofficial, as they appear in the local languages and in English.

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Names Of Transnistria - Naming Background
... All of the names cited above have their root in the name of the river Dniester ... The name "Transnistria" is Romanian/Moldavian and literally means "beyond the river Dniester" ... The name has been in use in Romania as early as 1924, but it was popularized internationally during World War II ...

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