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Amvrosiivka (Ukrainian: Амвросіївка; Russian: Амвросиевка; since 1869) is a city and the administrative center of the Amvrosiivka Raion within Donetsk Oblast (province), Ukraine. Population: 18,832 (2013 est.).
It was first founded in 1869 as a train station settlement on the Kursk-Kharkiv-Azov Railway, and it received city status in 1938. Since 1896, a cement factory is located within the city, and cement production has been the dominant industry of the city. Also located within the city is a history museum, industrial technical school, 6 schools, 11 libraries, 9 hospitals, a pharmacy, a movie theater, a club, and a sport stadium.
The city's population peaked at about 24,406 in 1979.
On July 15, 2014, two Ukrainian soldiers were killed and eight wounded when Amvrosiivka was hit by several "Grad" rockets.
- "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
- Амвросиевка entry Archived April 9, 2014, at the Wayback Machine., in The History of Cities and Villages of the Ukrainian SSR, Donetsk Oblast section pp. 138-48
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