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Asenovgrad
Map of Bulgaria, {Asenovgrad} is indicated
Data
Oblast: Plovdiv
Population: 40369 (15.12.2004)
Altitude: 269 m
Postal code: 4230
Area code: 0331
Geographic coordinates: 42° 1' north

24° 52' east Image File history File links Asenovgrad. ... Since 1999 Bulgaria has been divided into 28 oblasts (provinces or regions) that correspond approximately to the 28 okrugs that existed before 1987. ... Altitude is the elevation of an object from a known level or datum, called zero level. ... The metre, or meter (symbol: m) is the SI base unit of length. ... A postal code is a series of letters and/or digits appended to a postal address for the purpose of sorting mail. ... A telephone numbering plan is a system that allows subscribers to make and receive telephone calls across long distances. ...

Mayor
Kiril Trendafilov

Asenovgrad (Bulgarian Асеновград) is a town in Southern Bulgaria. It is located in Plovdiv oblast and is close to the city of Plovdiv. A mayor (from the Latin maÄ«or, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ... Main street in Bastrop, Texas, a small town In American English, a town is usually a municipal corporation that is smaller than a city but larger than a village. ... Categories: Regions of Bulgaria | Bulgaria geography stubs ... An oblast (Slavonian verbalism or term, Czech: oblast, Slovak: oblasÅ¥, Russian, Ukrainian: о́бласть, Bulgarian: о́бласт) English equivalent area, province or zone. ... Ancient Theater, Plovdiv International Fair, Plovdiv Plovdiv (Greek:Philippopolis, Φιλιππούπολις) is a city in Bulgaria and the capital of the Plovdiv Oblast (district). ...

 ==History== 

Originally build by the greeks as Stenimahos, after a storm period of "bulgarization" in the begining of 20th centure nearly all greek were expeled. Now more than a half of population is muslem turks. When the bulgarians expel and massacre the greeks the city was put in to flames. Now only the byzantine fortress remain from the city great past with the name of one bulgarian tsar from romanian descent "Asen" or "Asan" who plundered the city in 13th centure. Now the city bear the name of this "great" tsar "Asenovgrad" or "the city of Asan". The Byzantine Empire is the term conventionally used to describe the Roman Empire during the Middle Ages, centered at its capital in Constantinople. ...


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It is a commercial center, with wineries and tobacco manufactures.
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