Alexandria, Romania

Infobox Settlement
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = ROU
timezone=EET
utc_offset=+2
timezone_DST=EEST
utc_offset_DST=+3
map_caption = Location of Alexandria, Romania

|official_name=Alexandria





map_caption1=Alexandria in Teleorman County

image_shield=CoA Alexandria RO.pngsubdivision_type1=County
subdivision_name1=Teleorman County
subdivision_type2=Status
subdivision_name2=Autolink|County capital
leader_title=Mayor
leader_name=Constantin Slăbescu
leader_party=Social Democratic Party
|area_total_km2=
population_as_of=2002
population_total=58651
population_density_km2=|latd=43|latm=58|lats=7|latNS=N|longd=25|longm=20|longs=0|longEW=E|
website=http://www.alexandria.ro/

Alexandria is the capital city of the Teleorman County, Romania. It is located south of Bucharest, towards the Bulgarian border. The city is situated on the Vedea River. The city has 58,651 inhabitants.

Alexandria in 1900

Its population in 1900 was 13,675. Its chief trade is in grain, dispatched by rail to the Danubian port of Zimnicea, or by river to Giurgiu. Alexandria was named after its founder, Alexandru II Ghica, prince of Romania from 1834 to 1842.

References

*1911



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