The city was founded in 1956, the old name is Leninsky. It arose as a result of the construction of one of the largest sugar mills in Moldova, to ensure its functionality. It is located 113 km north-west of Chisinau. Borders with cities: north-west Floresti, east Soldanesti, south-west Singerei, to the west Marculesti. The taxi Ghindesti, will depart in any direction and at any time of the day, it is enough just to call the specified number on the site.