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Alexandria (Romanian pronunciation: [alekˈsandri.a] (listen)) is the capital city of the Teleorman County, Muntenia, Romania. It is located south-west of Bucharest, towards the Bulgarian border. The city is situated on the Vedea River and has over 45,000 inhabitants.
|• Mayor (2020–2024)||Victor Drăgusin (PSD)|
|Time zone||EET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)|
|Source: Census data|
Alexandria was named after its founder, Alexandru D. Ghica, Prince of Wallachia from April 1834 to 7 October 1842. Its population in 1900 was 1,675. Grain, which was Alexandria's main trade at the time, was dispatched both by rail to the Danubian port of Zimnicea and by river to Giurgiu.
In 1989, the city had over 63,000 inhabitants and more than six large factories.
A 2020 estimate puts the population at 49,878.
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