The Rajon located in the west of the country on the border with Romania along the river Prut. Its neighboring districts are Calarasi, Hînceşti, Străşeni and Ungheni.
The fertile hill country is used for agriculture.
The Rajon Nisporeni has existed since 2003. Until February 2003, the area belonged in common with today's Rajons Calarasi and Ungheni to the now defunct county Ungheni ( Judeţul Ungheni ).
1959 52 060 inhabitants lived in what is now Rajons. Up to 67 447 of 61 903 in 1970, over 65,134 in 1979, in 1989 until 2004, as in all of Moldova decreased the population of the Rajons that was in that year 64 924: In the following decades, the population steadily increased. .
According to the 2004 census put the Moldovans with 93.6% of the proportionately by far the largest ethnic group, while 75.8 % described themselves nationally as Moldovans. The national minorities in Rajon Nisporeni form the Romanians with 3.6%, with 0.5% of the Russians and the Ukrainians at 0.3%.
Culture and sights
The monastery and the monastery Hincu Vărzăreşti are two of the oldest monasteries in the country Rajon Nisporeni.