Alexandria is the capital city of the Teleorman County, Romania. It is located south-west of Bucharest, towards the Bulgarian border. The city is situated on the Vedea River.
Its population in 1900 was 13,675. Its chief trade is in grain, dispatched by rail to the Danubian port of Zimnicea, or by river to Giurgiu. Alexandria was named after its founder, Alexandru II Ghica, prince of Romania from 1834 to 1842.