Mălăiești, Transnistria

Mălăieşti (Romanian; Ukrainian: Малаєшти, Malayeshty, Russian: Малаешты, Malayeshty) is one of the larger communes in the Grigoriopol sub-district, in the disputed territory of Transnistria, internationally recognised as part of the Republic of Moldova. Its name is derived from Romanian "mălai", which means "millet or maize flour", with suffix -eşti. It is composed of two villages, Cerniţa (Черниця, Черница) and Mălăieşti.

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Coordinates: 46°58′57″N 29°33′08″E / 46.98250°N 29.55222°E / 46.98250; 29.55222

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