Interesting Fact №1: Tiraspol was founded on the same day as Chisinau, the capital of Moldova, on Oct. 14. Interesting Fact №2: The city is home to football side FC Sheriff Tiraspol, the most successful Moldovan football side in recent times and plays in the Europa League.
In addition to that Tiraspol has a large Botanical Garden, located only several blocks away from the central park. Tourists can take a drive to the aquatic natural reservation "Iagorlic". The reserve administration organizes hiking tours in the largest Island of Nistru in the region of Dubasari.
Tiraspol is a regional hub of light industry, such as furniture and electrical goods production. The modern city of Tiraspol was founded by the Russian generalissimo Alexander Suvorov in 1792, although the area had been inhabited for thousands of years by varying ethnic groups. The city celebrates its anniversary every year on October 14.
Tiraspol (Russian: Тирасполь [tʲɪˈraspəlʲ]; Ukrainian: Тираспіль [tɪˈrɑspilʲ]) is internationally recognised as the second largest city in Moldova, but is effectively the capital and administrative centre of the unrecognised Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic (Transnistria).