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Encyclopedia > Kostinbrod
Kostinbrod
Map of Bulgaria, Kostinbrod is indicated
Province
(oblast)
Sofia Province
Population 11,525 (13.09.2005)
Altitude 548 m
Postal code 2230
Area code 0721
Geographic
coordinates
42° 49' north,
23° 13' east
Time zone EET
(UTC+2; UTC+3 in summer)
Mayor Krasimir Kunchev (BSP)

Kostinbrod (Костинброд) is a town in western Bulgaria, part of Sofia Province. It is located 15 km west of the capital city of Sofia. Since 1999 Bulgaria is divided into 28 oblasts (provinces or regions) that correspond aproximatly to the 28 okrugs that existet before 1987. ... Sofia province shown within Bulgaria Sofia Province is a province (oblast) of Bulgaria. ... The metre, or meter (U.S.), 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... The Bulgarian Socialist Party (Bulgarian: Bălgarska Socialističeska Partija or Българска социалистическа партия) (BSP or БСП) is a political party in Bulgaria and successor to the Bulgarian Communist Party. ... Sofia province shown within Bulgaria Sofia Province is a province (oblast) of Bulgaria. ... km redirects here. ... Position of Sofia in Bulgaria Coordinates: Country Bulgaria Province Sofia-City Mayor Boyko Borisov Area    - City 1,310 km²  - Land (?) km²  - Water (?) km² Elevation 550 m Population    - City (15 September 2006) 1,246,791  - Density 907/km²  - Metro 1,377,761 Time zone EET (UTC+2) EEST (UTC+3) Website...


The town is crossed by two rivers, the Blato in the north and the Belitsa in the south, both tributaries of the Iskar River. The Iskar (Bulgarian: Искър; Latin Oescus) is, with a length of 368 km, the longest river thar runs solely in Bulgaria, and a right tributary of the Danube. ...


According to the legends, the town was founded by a certain Kosta, who settled near the crossing (брод, brod) of the Belitsa, thus giving the name to the town (Kostinbrod means Kosta's ford). There he opened a pub that became popular among the merchants arriving in the capital, some of them settling and organizing a village, whose centre of the time is now located west of the road between Sofia and Lom. Shishman Street - a street in Lom, Bulgaria Soviet style tower blocks characterize Loms skyline, with the Danube River and Romania visible in the background. ...


The economy of Kostinbrod was largely based on poultry farming and stock breeding during the Communist period, but a number of factories, including a 120,000 Coca-Cola one, have emerged in democratic times due to the town's favourable position and the liberal zoning policy of the municipality. Ducks amongst other poultry The Poultry-dealer, after Cesare Vecellio. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... The wave shape (known as the dynamic ribbon device) present on all Coca-Cola cans throughout the world derives from the contour of the original Coca-Cola bottles. ...


Kostinbrod is also famous for the mineral waters in the area. Thermae were built in the Izvoro country in Roman times. In many places, mineral water is often colloquially used to mean carbonated water (which is usually carbonated mineral water, as opposed to tap water). ... Roman public baths in Bath, England. ... This article or section may contain original research or unverified claims. ...


External links

  • Kostinbrod municipality website

 
 

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