The Rajon located in the center of the country. It is bordered by the Municipality Chisinau and to the Rajons Anenii Noi, Căuşeni Cimişlia, Hînceşti and Străşeni.
The Rajon Ialoveni exists since 2003. Until February 2003, the area belonged in common with today's Rajons Anenii Noi, Criuleni and Străşeni the now defunct county Chisinau ( Chisinau Judeţul ).
1959 64 111 inhabitants lived in what is now Rajons. In the following decades, the population steadily increased. Up to 90 942 from 76 952 in 1970, about 82 861 in 1979 in 1989 while the number of inhabitants throughout Moldova declined until the next census in 2004, she rose Rajon Ialoveni further to 97 704.
According to the 2004 census put the Moldovans with 93.5% of the proportionately by far the largest ethnic group, while 75.8 % described themselves nationally as Moldovans. Smaller minorities in Rajon Ialoveni form the Romanians, at 2.7 %, Ukrainians and Russians 1.1%, with 1.0% of the Bulgarians and Gagauz 0.1 %.
Culture and sights
The state winery Mileştii Mici has the largest collection of rare wines in Moldova.