Cot ( rum. Cot ) - a village in the Moldavian Soldanesti district . It is the administrative center of Kot commune, which also includes the villages of Kobyl, n.p. train station Art. and Kusheleuk  .
|History and Geography|
|Height||68  m|
|Timezone||UTC + 2 , in summer UTC + 3|
|Population||397  people ( 2004 )|
|Telephone code||+373 (272) x-xx-xx|
|Car code||MD SD|
|CUATM Code||8312001 |
The first documented mention of the village of Kot dates back to the census of 1772-1773. Then it was the estate of the Rekitoas monastery ( rum. Răchitoasa ), there were 6 farmsteads in it. The village belonged to the Lower Dniester of the Soroksky cynic.
In 1820, the village of Kot, where there were 31 houses, passed into the ownership of the Jasia monastery Golia ( roman. Golia ).
In 1890, 279 people lived in 62 households of the village of Kot. One- year public school opened in 1909, 48 students began to attend it. By the beginning of the 20th century , there were already 970 people living in 180 households in the village.
In 1897, the church of St. Michael the Archangel was consecrated.
In 1940, the population was 588 people. In the interwar period, the villagers built a mechanized mill, equipped a primary school, and renovated the church.
By the autumn of 1949, 444 people remained in the village of Kot. In Soviet times, an eight-year school, a kindergarten, a house of culture, a library, a first-aid post, a post office, two shops were opened in the village of Kot.
In the village of Kot, also called Kotu Podoimiy, the institution of local self-government - the Council of Elders ( rum. Sfatul Bătrînilor ) - has been preserved since ancient times. Only after the approval of the elders do the villagers proceed to this or that matter  .
The village is located on the right bank of the Dniester River between the villages of Bursuk and Nizhny Klimautsyna at an altitude of 68 meters above sea level  . Distance from Goldanest - 26 km, from Chisinau - 144 km.
According to the 2004 census , 397 people live in the village of Kot (186 men, 211 women)  .
The ethnic composition of the village  :
|Nationality||Number of inhabitants||Percentage composition|
|Total||397||one hundred %|
The church of the Holy Archangel Michael, founded in 1897, operates in the village. There is a school, a kindergarten, a library, a medical care center, a post office, two shops.
- Cat . earthtools.org . - Altitude according to SRTM .
- National Bureau of Statistics of the Republic of Moldova . Population by type of locality, settlements and sex, in a territorial context ( .Xls ). The official website of the National Bureau of Statistics of the Republic of Moldova . - The results of the 2004 census of Moldova . Date of treatment October 27, 2012. (148 KB)
- Postal codes of the Republic of Moldova (mold.) (Neopr.) ? . Official website of “ Poşta Moldovei ”. Date of treatment October 27, 2012.
- National Bureau of Statistics of the Republic of Moldova . Clasificatorul unităţilor administrativ-teritoriale (CUATM) . The official website of the National Bureau of Statistics of the Republic of Moldova . - Classifier of administrative-territorial units of the Republic of Moldova (CUATM). Date of treatment May 22, 2017.
- Law No. 764 of December 27, 2001 on the administrative-territorial structure of the Republic of Moldova . State Register of Legal Acts of the Republic of Moldova . Date of treatment July 2, 2013.
- Cat, Şoldăneşti district . Website www.moldovenii.md. Date of treatment January 3, 2015.
- National Bureau of Statistics of the Republic of Moldova . Population by nationality and population, in the territorial context ( .Xls ). The official website of the National Bureau of Statistics of the Republic of Moldova . - The results of the 2004 census of Moldova . Date of treatment October 27, 2012. (302 KB)