Alexandria, Romania

Alexandria, Romania

Infobox Settlement
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = ROU
map_caption = Location of Alexandria, Romania


map_caption1=Alexandria in Teleorman County

image_shield=CoA Alexandria RO.pngsubdivision_type1=County
subdivision_name1=Teleorman County
subdivision_name2=Autolink|County capital
leader_name=Constantin Slăbescu
leader_party=Social Democratic Party

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.



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