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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. 1 Oct 2016.,_Ukraine)&oldid=132399.

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Hege, Christian. (1955). Alexandertal (Zaporizhia Oblast, Ukraine). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 1 October 2016, from,_Ukraine)&oldid=132399.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 45. All rights reserved.

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