|• Total||19.4 km2 (7.5 sq mi)|
Amvrosiivka ("Ukrainian: Амвросіївка; "Russian: Амвросиевка; since 1869) is a city and the "administrative center of the "Amvrosiivka Raion within "Donetsk Oblast ("province), "Ukraine. Its population is approximately 18,413 (2017 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.["citation needed]
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