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VulcăneștiValkaneş is located in Găgăuzia
Location of Vulcănești in Moldova
VulcăneștiValkaneş is located in Găgăuzia
Location of Vulcănești in the autonomous region of Gagauzia
Country Moldova
Autonomous Region Gagauzia
 • Mayor Vasil Shishku
Population (2010)
 • Total 22 000
Time zone EET (UTC+2)

Vulcănești (Romanian pronunciation: ; Gagauz: Valkaneş) is a town in Gagauzia, Moldova. Vulcanesti is the southern enclave of Gagauzia surrounded by the Cahul District (Moldova) and Odessa Region (Ukraine).

One village is administered by the city of Vulcănești station.

It was the site of an archaeological investigation, which found a Neolithic sculpture that echoes Rodin's The Thinker.[1][2]


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  2. ^ Passek, T.S.; Gerasimov, M.M. (1967). "Novaja statuetka iz Vulkaneshty". KSIIMK Archaeological Museum of the Institute of History of the Moldavian Socialist Republic 111: 38–41. 

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