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Krumovgrad

Krumovgrad

Крумовград
Centre of Krumovgrad
Centre of Krumovgrad
Coat of arms of Krumovgrad
Coat of arms
Krumovgrad is located in Bulgaria
Krumovgrad
Krumovgrad
Location of Krumovgrad
Coordinates: 41°28′N 25°39′E / 41.467°N 25.650°E / 41.467; 25.650
CountryBulgaria
Province
(Oblast)
Kardzhali
Government
 • MayorSebihan Mehmed
Elevation
209 m (686 ft)
Population
 (13.09.2005)
 • Total8,690
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
6900
Area code(s)03641
Websitekrumovgrad.bg

Krumovgrad (Bulgarian: Крумовград, Turkish: Koşukavak) is a town in Kardzhali Province in the very south of Bulgaria, located in the Eastern Rhodopes on the banks of the river Krumovitsa. The majority of its population is ethnic Turk (70.1%), and with 27.3% ethnic Bulgarian[1]. The town is named after the successful medieval Bulgarian ruler Krum, the name meaning 'city of Krum' in Bulgarian.

Municipality

Krumovgrad is also the seat of Krumovgrad municipality (part of Kardzhali Province), which includes the following 78 villages:

External links

References

  1. ^ Population of provinces, municipalities and settlements by ethnicity(in Bulgarian)
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on March 9, 2012. Retrieved April 18, 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)