ⓘ Drochia is a city in the northern part of Moldova. It is the administrative center of the eponymous district. The city is located 174.4 km north of the national ..

                                     

ⓘ Drochia

Drochia is a city in the northern part of Moldova. It is the administrative center of the eponymous district. The city is located 174.4 km north of the national capital, Chisinau, and 67 km north-east of the Romanian city of Iasi. The average elevation of Drochia is 226 meters. The population at the 2004 census was 16.606.

The name of the town comes from the local species of bird, called dropie English: bustard.