Amvrosiivka [Амвросіївка; Amvrosijivka]. Map: DBIV-4. City (2013 pop 18,832) in the southeastern part of the Donets Basin (est in 1869) and a raion center in Donetsk oblast. The city is an important center of the cement industry in Ukraine (the Amvrosiivka Cement Complex). The city also has the reinforced-concrete factory Buddetal and a food and consumer-goods industry. There are large marl deposits in the vicinity. The Paleolithic Period settlement (Amvrosiivka site) was discovered near the city.
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 1 (1984).]