ⓘ Varancau, Transnistria. Varancau is a commune in the Ribnița District of Transnistria, Moldova, composed of three villages: Buschi, Gherșunovca and Varancau. It ..

                                     

ⓘ Varancau, Transnistria

Varancau is a commune in the Ribnița District of Transnistria, Moldova, composed of three villages: Buschi, Gherșunovca and Varancau. It is located 15 kilometres southeast of Ribnita.

The village of Varancau is the site of the Church of the Holy assumption of the virgin, and the Christian Orthodox Church, construction of which was completed in 1800. Since then, the Church was open and functioning, many stand as it was when it first opened its doors. This is the only Church in Transnistria which was never closed in Soviet times when all other churches had to close, holding therefore a special significance for the religious community in Transnistria.

Varancau also now abandoned military airfield in the former Soviet Union. On 2.500-2.700 meters-Yard long runway today were turned into farmland.