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Sredets
Map of Bulgaria, Sredets is indicated
Province
(oblast)
Burgas
Population 9,855 (2005-09-13)
Altitude 47 m
Postal code 8300
Area code 05551
Geographic
coordinates
42° 21' north,
27° 12' east
Time zone EET
(UTC+2; UTC+3 in summer)
Mayor Todor Proykov

Sredets (Bulgarian: Средец) is a town in southeastern Bulgaria, part of Burgas Province. It is located in the proximity of Lake Mandrensko and the northern slopes of Strandzha. During the Ottoman rule it was known as Karabunar and later as Grudovo (1960–1992). Since 1999 Bulgaria is divided into 28 oblasts (provinces or regions) that correspond aproximatly to the 28 okrugs that existet before 1987. ... Burgas province shown within Bulgaria Burgas province or oblast is located in south-eastern Bulgaria, on the southern Black Sea coast. ... 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... Burgas province shown within Bulgaria Burgas province or oblast is located in south-eastern Bulgaria, on the southern Black Sea coast. ... View from Papiya Peak (502 m) in Bulgarian Strandzha A landscape from the Bulgarian part of Strandzha Strandzha (Bulgarian: , also transliterated as Strandja and Stranja; Turkish: Yıldız DaÄŸları or Istranca) is a mountain massif in southeastern Bulgaria and the European part of Turkey, in the southeastern part... Motto: دولت ابد مدت Devlet-i Ebed-müddet (The Eternal State) Anthem: Ottoman imperial anthem Borders in 1680, see: list of territories Capital Söğüt (1299-1326) Bursa (1326-1365) Edirne (1365-1453) Constantinople (Istanbul) (1453-1922) Language(s) Ottoman Turkish Government Monarchy Sultans  - 1281–1326 Osman I  - 1918–1922 Mehmed VI...


Although the area of Sredets has been inhabited since antiquity and a Bulgarian and Byzantine fortress existed nearby during the Middle Ages, the modern town was first mentioned in 1595 by one of the foreign travellers who passed through, as well as in Ottoman tax registers of 1676–1731. Byzantine Empire at its greatest extent c. ... The Middle Ages formed the middle period in a traditional schematic division of European history into three ages: the classical civilization of Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and modern times, beginning with the Renaissance. ...


Charles XII of Sweden is known to have stayed overnight in the village in 1713 en route to Constantinople and Sophronius of Vratsa worked as a teacher in Karabunar in 1792–1793. Russian Army data from 1827 mentions it as a purely Bulgarian village and it was visited by Vasil Levski in 1868. Carl XII, Karl XII or Carolus Rex, (June 17, 1682 – November 30, 1718), the Alexander of the North, nicknamed in Turkish as DemirbaÅŸ Åžarl (Charles the Habitué), was a King of Sweden from 1697 until his death in 1718. ... Map of Constantinople. ... Sophronius of Vratsa Saint Sophronius of Vratsa (or Sofroniy Vrachanski; Bulgarian: ) (1739–1813), born Stoyko Vladislavov (Bulgarian: ), was a Bulgarian cleric and one of the leading figures of the early Bulgarian National Revival. ... In russian, word army means armed forces in general. ... Vasil Levski (Bulgarian: Васил Левски, also transliterated as Vassil Levski), born Vasil Ivanov Kunchev (Васил Иванов Кунчев) was a Bulgarian revolutionary, ideologist, strategist and theoretician of the Bulgarian national revolution and leader of the struggle for liberation from Ottoman rule. ...


After the Liberation of Bulgaria in 1878 the village was renamed Sredets in 1934. It became a town in 1960 and was renamed Grudovo in honour of Todor Grudov, a leader of the Bulgarian Communist Party-organized September Uprising of 1923. In 1992 its older name Sredets was reinstated. In Bulgarian historiography, the term Liberation of Bulgaria is used to denote the events of the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-78 that led to the establishment of a Bulgarian state with the Treaty of San Stefano of 3 March 1878. ... The Bulgarian Communist Party (Balgarska Komunisticeska Partija) was the ruling party of the Peoples Republic of Bulgaria from 1946 until 1990 when it ceased to be a Communist state. ...


Municipality

Sredets is also the seat of Sredets municipality (part of Burgas Province), which in addition to the town also includes the following 31 villages:

  • Belevren
  • Belila
  • Bistrets
  • Bogdanovo
  • Debelt
  • Dolno Yabalkovo
  • Draka
  • Drachevo
  • Dyulevo
  • Fakiya
  • Golyamo Bukovo
  • Gorno Yabalkovo
  • Granichar
  • Granitets
  • Kirovo
  • Kubadin
  • Malina
  • Momina Tsarkva
  • Orlintsi
  • Panchevo
  • Prohod
  • Radoynovo
  • Rosenovo
  • Svetlina
  • Sinyo Kamene
  • Slivovo
  • Suhodol
  • Varovnik
  • Valchanovo
  • Zagortsi
  • Zornitsa

The village of Debelt is favourably disposed in south-eastern Bulgaria. ...

References

  • 45th anniversary of Sredets' proclamation for a town (Bulgarian). Meridian 27 (2006). Retrieved on 2006-10-20.


2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 72 days remaining. ...

edit Municipalities of Burgas Province Flag of Bulgaria

Aitos | Burgas | Sredets | Kameno | Karnobat | Malko Tarnovo | Tsarevo | Nesebar | Pomorie | Ruen | Sozopol | Sungurlare | Primorsko Burgas province shown within Bulgaria Burgas province or oblast is located in south-eastern Bulgaria, on the southern Black Sea coast. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bulgaria. ... Ancient Rocks, Aitos Crafts Alley, Aitos Aitos municipality is located in the eastern part of the Republic of Bulgaria and belongs to the administrative boundaries of Burgas county. ... Burgas (also transliterated as Bourgas; Bulgarian: Бургас) is the second-largest city on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast. ... Karnobat, a city in the Bourgaska State, Karnobat Municipality of Bulgaria. ... Malko Tarnovo (Малко Търново; Little Tarnovo, as opposed to Veliko Tarnovo) is a town in southeastern Bulgaria 5 km from the Turkish border, part of Burgas Province. ... A view over Tsarevo Tsarevo (formerly Vassiliko and Michurin) is a resort and fishing town on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast, situated on three small coves 72 km southeast of Bourgas, at the eastern foot of the Strandzha Mountain. ... Nesebar (Bulgarian: Несебър, Nesebăr, though other transliterations are also used), previously known as Mesembria (Greek: Μεσημβρια, Mesimvria) and before that as Menebria, is an ancient city on the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria, located in Nesebar municipality, Burgas Province. ... Coin of Roman Emperor Caracalla minted in Anchialos (Pomorie) Pomorie (Bulgarian: ; formerly known as Anchialos in Greek, Anchialus in Latin, Tuthom in Bulgar and Анхиало, Anhialo, a Bulgarianized Greek form) is a town in southeastern Bulgaria, located on a narrow rocky peninsula in Burgas Bay on the southern Bulgarian Black Sea... Sozopol (Bulgarian: Созопол, Greek: Σωζοπολης) is a small, ancient town located 30 km south of Burgas, Bulgaria. ... Primorsko (Приморско) is a town in southeastern Bulgaria, part of Burgas Province. ...


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Sredets - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (275 words)
Sredets (Bulgarian: Средец) is a town in southeastern Bulgaria, part of Burgas Province.
Although the area of Sredets has been inhabited since antiquity and a Bulgarian and Byzantine fortress existed nearby during the Middle Ages, the modern town was first mentioned in 1595 by one of the foreign travellers who passed through, as well as in Ottoman tax registers of 1676–1731.
It became a town in 1960 and was renamed Grudovo in honour of Todor Grudov, a leader of the Bulgarian Communist Party-organized September Uprising of 1923.
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