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Encyclopedia > Dimitrovgrad, Bulgaria
Dimitrovgrad, Bulgaria
Map of Bulgaria, Dimitrovgrad, Bulgaria is indicated
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
(UTC+2; UTC+3 in summer)
Mayor

Dimitrovgrad (Bulgarian: Димитровград) is a town and a municipality in Haskovo Province of southern Bulgaria. Dimitrovgrad is located northwest of Svilengrad and the Greek and Turkish border, east of Plovdiv and the capital Sofia and west of Burgas. The motorway A1 is north of Dimitrovgrad. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Since 1999 Bulgaria is divided into 28 oblasts (provinces or regions) that correspond aproximatly to the 28 okrugs that existet before 1987. ... Haskovo Province is a province in southern Bulgaria, neighbouring Greece and Turkey to the southeast. ... The metre (American English:meter) is a measure of length. ... Blagoevgrad - 2700 Bansko - 2770 Bania - 2778 Kremen - 2771 Eleshnitza - 2782 Dobrinishte - 2777 Belitsa - 2780 Gotse Delchev - 2900 Gurmen - 2960 Kresna - 2840 Petrich - 2850 Razlog - 2760 Sandanski - 2800 Satovcha - 2950 Simitli - 2730 Strumiani - 2825 Hadzidimovo - 2933 Yakoruda - 2790 Riltzi Burgas - 8000 Dyuny - 8001 Elenite - 8002 Slunchev Briag/Sunny Beach - 8240 Aitos... A telephone numbering plan is a system that allows subscribers to make and receive telephone calls across long distances. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... Time zones of Europe: Light colours indicate countries not observing daylight saving Eastern European Time (EET) is one of the names of UTC+2 time zone, 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. ... ... Eastern European Time Central Africa Time Israel Standard Time South Africa Standard Time Central European Summer Time West Africa Summer Time Category: ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... A municipality is an administrative entity composed of a clearly defined territory and its population and commonly referring to a city, town, or village, or a small grouping of them. ... Haskovo Province is a province in southern Bulgaria, neighbouring Greece and Turkey to the southeast. ... Svilengrad (Cyrillic: Свиленград) is a municipality in Bulgaria situated at the border of Turkey and Greece. ... Plovdiv (Bulgarian: ) is the second-largest city in Bulgaria after Sofia, with a population of 341,873([1]). It is the administrative centre of Plovdiv Province in southern Bulgaria, as well as the largest and most important city of the historical region of Upper (or Northern) Thrace, famous for its... Position of Sofia in Bulgaria Coordinates: , Country Bulgaria Province Sofia-City Government  - Mayor Boyko Borisov Area  - City 1,349 km²  (520. ... Burgas (Bulgarian: , sometimes transliterated as Bourgas) is the second-largest city on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast with population 205,821. ... Magistrala Trakia From Sofia towards Istanbul. ...


The city was built in 1947 by the Communist government of the time and the brigades organized with that purpose. On the 2 September 1947 the town's establishment was officially announced, but its construction and expansion continued intensively for several more years, as the three villages (Rakovski, Mariyno and Chernokonyovo) that existed at the place were merged to form Dimitrovgrad. The main practical reason behind the new city was to create a modern industrial centre. Of course, there was also an ideological foundation for building it.The population in Dimitrovgrad is currently about 45,000 people with a decline of about 5,000 the last ten years.Population decline has been improving since 2002. September 2 is the 245th day of the year (246th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1947 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The city was named after Georgi Dimitrov, as were the other cities named Dimitrovgrad. Georgi Dimitrov Georgi Mikhailov Dimitrov (Георги Михайлов Димитров, also known as Георгий Михайлович Димитров- Georgiy Mikhailovich Dimitrov) (June 18, 1882, Kovachevtsi, Pernik Province - July 2, 1949, Moscow) was a Bulgarian Communist leader. ... Dimitrovgrad is a municipality in the Haskovo region of Southern Bulgaria. ...


In 1970 the celebration of the national poetry feast named Penio Penev was set and that tradition continues up to the present. Since 1980 the beginning of biennial of Bulgarian theatrical poster were laid. In 1987 the museum – house Penio Penev was opened


Twinnings

Dimitrovgrad (Russian Димитровгра́д) is a city in Russia, in Ulyanovsk Oblast, at 54°14′N 49°35′E As of 2001, it has a population of 136,900. ... Kalamaria (Greek: Καλαμαριά) is a suburban city in the Thessaloniki Prefecture located about 5 km southeast of downtown Thessaloniki. ... Thessaloniki (Greek: Θεσσαλονίκη) is a nomos (prefecture) in Greece, containing Thessaloniki, Lagana and the northern portion of the Chalcidicean peninsula. ...

External links

  • Official website of Dimitrovgrad municipality
  • Forum website of Dimitrovgrad
  • Portal website of Dimitrovgrad


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edit Municipalities of Haskovo Province Flag of Bulgaria

Dimitrovgrad | Harmanli | Haskovo | Ivaylovgrad | Lyubimets | Madzharovo | Mineralni Bani | Simeonovgrad | Stambolovo | Svilengrad | Topolovgrad Haskovo Province is a province in southern Bulgaria, neighbouring Greece and Turkey to the southeast. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bulgaria. ... Harmanli is a town in south-eastern Bulgaria. ... Haskovo (Bulgarian: Хасково) is the name of a town (and administrative center of the region of the same name) in Southern Bulgaria. ... Ivaylovgrad (Bulgarian: , city of Ivaylo) is a town in Haskovo Province in the very south of Bulgaria set near the Arda River in the easternmost part of the Rhodope Mountains. ... Lyubimets, a small town in the Khaskovo region of Bulgaria with its own municple control. ... Location of Madzharovo in Bulgaria Madzharovo (Маджарово) is a small Bulgarian town in the Eastern Rhodopes, part of Haskovo Province. ... Simeonovgrad (Bulgarian: , town of Simeon) is a town in southern Bulgaria, located in Haskovo Province on both banks of the Maritsa River. ... Svilengrad (Cyrillic: Свиленград) is a municipality in Bulgaria situated at the border of Turkey and Greece. ... Topolovgrad (Тополовград, town of poplars) is a town in southeastern Bulgaria, part of Haskovo Province. ...


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