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Alexandertal was a village in the south of the Mennonite-leased colony in the volost of Verchnerogatchik, district of Melitopol, province of Taurida (Russia), post office Verchnerogatchik, railroad station Nikopol, 20 miles away, located in a valley, founded in 1867, numbered 279 (1911) inhabitants, all Mennonites and all farmers. In the village there was a school which gave both German and Russian instruction. The Mennonites were members of the Fürstenland Mennonite Church.

Author(s) Christian Hege
Date Published 1955

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Hege, Christian. "Alexandertal (Zaporizhia Oblast, Ukraine)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1955. Web. 25 May 2016.,_Ukraine)&oldid=132399.

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Hege, Christian. (1955). Alexandertal (Zaporizhia Oblast, Ukraine). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 25 May 2016, from,_Ukraine)&oldid=132399.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 45. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.

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