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Amvrosiivka
Амвросіївка
""Flag of Amvrosiivka
Flag
""Official seal of Amvrosiivka
Seal
Coordinates: 47°47′N 38°29′E / 47.783°N 38.483°E / 47.783; 38.483"Coordinates: 47°47′N 38°29′E / 47.783°N 38.483°E / 47.783; 38.483
Country Ukraine
Oblast "Donetsk
Founded 1869
City status 1938
Area
 • Total 19.4 km2 (7.5 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 19,021
"Climate "Dfa
Website http://www.slavrada.gov.ua/

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.)[1].

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.[2] 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.[3]

On July 15, 2014, two Ukrainian soldiers were killed and eight wounded when Amvrosiivka was hit by several "Grad" rockets.["citation needed]

Demographics[edit]

Native language as of the "Ukrainian Census of 2001:[4]

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"Lenin statue in Amvrosiivka, 2008

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