Nova Zagora

Nova Zagora
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Data
Oblast:Sliven
Population:26,095 (2005)
Altitude:131 m
Postal code:8900
Area code:0457
Geographic coordinates:43° 12' north
23° 33' east
Mayor
Minko Dinev
Nova Zagora (Bulgarian: Нова Загора) is a town with a population of approximately 26,000 people in the city, and approximately 48,000 in the entire municipality (which includes 33 surrounding villages). It is located in the southeastern plains of Bulgaria at .

The first traces of life in the region date back thousands of years. Many archeological sites are located in the region, showing settlements dating back to the Stone Age and the Stone-Copper age (Eneolithic). The most prominent archeological site is in the nearby village of Karanovo. Nova Zagora is located in the so-called Thracian Plain, named for the Thracian culture that thrived in the region for centuries. The Nova Zagora Historical Museum has many historically significant artifacts dating back to this era.

The region is very fertile, growing a wide range of produce including grapes, sunflowers and cereals.

Nova Zagora is located on the main Plovdiv-Burgas railroad, as well as the Trakia Highway that runs from Sofia to Burgas. It is 35 km east of Stara Zagora and 30 km west of Sliven. The Nova Zagora Municipality is part of the Sliven administrative district.

Like many Bulgarian cities, Nova Zagora has a large population of Roma (Gypsy) people and ethnic Turks. Official estimates indicate that approximately 12 percent of the population is from this ethnic minority, but unofficial estimates are much higher. The town suffers from high levels of unemployment (estimated at 23 percent), and the population has been declining like many other small urban areas of Bulgaria.

The climate is mild, with the average winter temperature at 1.2 degrees Celsius, and the average August temperature of 23.5 degrees.

The town has a variety of sports facilities, including tennis, athletics, karate and there is also a football team called Zagorets Nova Zagora.In this team plays Veselin , who is the next big star of Bulgarian football.


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Съединението прави силата   (Bulgarian)
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Burgas
Бургас

Province
(oblast) Burgas
Population 229,250 (2007-15-07)
Altitude 30 m
Postal code 8000
Area code 056

Geographic
coordinates 42° 30' north,
27° 28' east
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Stara Zagora
Стара Загора

Province
(oblast) Stara Zagora
Population 162,768 [1] (2007-03-15)
Altitude 196 m
Postal code 6000
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1991 census 2001 census March 2007 calculation[1]
1 Sofia Sofia City 1,114,925 1,196,389 1,400,000
2 Plovdiv Plovdiv Province 341,058 340,638 400,000
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Съединението прави силата   (Bulgarian)
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Благоевград

Province
(oblast) Blagoevgrad
Population 76 075 (2007-09-14)
Altitude 410 m
Postal code 2700
Area code 073
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Botevgrad

Province
(oblast) Sofia
Population 24,015 (2004-12-15)
Altitude 395 m
Postal code 2140
Area code 0723

Geographic
coordinates 42° 54' north,
23° 47' east
Time zone EET
(UTC+2; UTC+3 in summer)
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Burgas
Бургас

Province
(oblast) Burgas
Population 229,250 (2007-15-07)
Altitude 30 m
Postal code 8000
Area code 056

Geographic
coordinates 42° 30' north,
27° 28' east
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Dimitrovgrad, Bulgaria

Province
(oblast) Haskovo
Population 44,569 (2007-3-15)
Altitude 125 m
Postal code 6400
Area code 0391

Geographic
coordinates 42° 3' north,
25° 36' east
Time zone EET
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Dobrich
Добрич

Province
(oblast) Dobrich
Population 114,990 (2006-03-15)
Altitude 225 m
Postal code 9300
Area code 058

Geographic
coordinates 43° 34' north,
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Dupnitsa
Дупница

Province
(oblast) Kyustendil
Population 43 791 (13.09.2005)
Altitude 535 m
Postal code 2600
Area code 0701

Geographic
coordinates 42° 16' north,
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Elena, Bulgaria

Province
(oblast) Veliko Tarnovo
Population 6,715 (2005-09-13)
Altitude 116 m
Postal code 5070
Area code 06151

Geographic
coordinates 42° 56' north,
25° 53' east
Time zone EET
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Gabrovo
Габрово

Province
(oblast) Gabrovo
Population 73,056 (2005-09-13)
Altitude 576 m
Postal code 5300
Area code 066

Geographic
coordinates 42° 52' north,
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