Infobox City
official_name = Oleksandriia
native_name = Олександрія
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = Ukraine

subdivision_type1 = Oblast
region_type_local = Raion
subdivision_name1 = Kirovohrad
region_link = Kirovohrad Oblast
region_name_local = Oleksandriiskyi Raion
population_total = 93357
population_as_of =
area_total_km2 = 55
established_date = 1754
established_title =
elevation_m = 107
latd = 48| latm = 40
latNS = N
longd = 33
longm = 07
longEW = E
website = |

Oleksandriia or Aleksandriya ( _uk. Олександрія, _ru. Александрия) is a city located in the Kirovohrad Oblast (province) in central Ukraine. Serving as the administrative center of the Oleksandriiskyi Raion (district), the city itself is also designated as a separate raion within the oblast.

The current estimated population is around 93,357 (as of 2001). Including the villages (selo) and townlets in the city raion, the total population rises to 103,856.


The city was founded in 1754, as the settlement "Usivka" ( _uk. Усівка), and has carried the name Oleksandriia since 1784. It was the center of rebellion of Ukrainian farmers in 1919, under Ataman Grigoriev.

Places of Interest

The most popular place to visit in the town, is the Oleksandriia's square, known as Lenin's square ("Площадь Ленина").Thereare located a number of Pubs, Bars, Cafes and Shops. In the middle of the Town's square there is a statue of Lenin, and not far from it, an old cinema, which is currently not in use.A disco in Oleksandriia which is popular among young people is called "Bad Boys", and is located in the Town's Park. It'sa popular place of Oleksandriia's night life.

Famous people from Oleksandriia

* Leonid Popov, a former Soviet cosmonaut of Ukrainian descent

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