A small historical reference
Alexandria - Alexandria Center district of Kirovograd region of Ukraine, located in the central part of the country, at the confluence of the river Ingulets in Berezovka. Date of foundation and the first written mention - 1746. Previous name - Usovka, Becheya. The city history begins with the Cossack settlement Usovka.
At the beginning of the XX century begin mining of brown coal, are under construction, mechanical workshops, small shops casting of cast iron, is being developed commerce and handicraft production. Before World War II, appeared in the city a lot of small industrial enterprises, among them ten mills and thermal kruporushek ten dairies, nine industrial cooperatives.