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Encyclopedia > Stara Zagora Province
Stara Zagora Province
Област Стара Загора
Map of Bulgaria, Stara Zagora Province is indicated
Capital Stara Zagora
Population 370,665
Area 5,151.1 km²
Municipalities 11
License plate province code CT
Time zone EET
(UTC+2; UTC+3 in summer)
Governor Mariya Neykova
Website http://www.sz.government.bg/

Stara Zagora is a province of south central Bulgaria. Its main city is Stara Zagora, while other towns include Chirpan and Kazanlak. There is another town nearby called Radnevo. On the edge of Radnevo there is a coal production facility.Radnevo is 20 kilometers south of Stara Zagora. There are approximately 410,000 residents of Stara Zagora Province, while the population of Stara Zagora and Kazanlak towns is 183,000 and 80,000 respectively. Image File history File links Oblast_Stara_Zagora. ... Stara Zagora (Cyrillic: Стара Загора) is a large city and an important economic centre of southern Bulgaria. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A Bulgarian license plate from the city of Sofia A Dobrich Province license plate The standard Bulgarian license plates consist of a blue vertical strip (the European strip) on the left side of the plate containing the flag of Bulgaria and the country code of Bulgaria (BG), always followed on... 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 province is a territorial unit, almost always a country subdivision. ... Stara Zagora (Cyrillic: Стара Загора) is a large city and an important economic centre of southern Bulgaria. ... Chirpan (Чирпан) is a town in southern Bulgaria, part of Stara Zagora Province. ... Location of Kazanlak on a map of Bulgaria Kazanlak (Bulgarian: Казанлък) is a small town in Bulgaria lying at the eastern end of the world-famous Rose Valley. ... Radnevo (Раднево) is a town in southern Bulgaria, part of Stara Zagora Province. ... Radnevo (Раднево) is a town in southern Bulgaria, part of Stara Zagora Province. ... Stara Zagora (Cyrillic: Стара Загора) is a large city and an important economic centre of southern Bulgaria. ...


Stara Zagora is a cultural centre of particular significance for Bulgaria as it is an ancient Thracian, subsequently Greek, Roman and Byzantine metropolis. The oldest Neolithic remains were found in Stara Zagora. The famous film of BBC The History of Europe starts with the Neolithic museum in Stara Zagora. It shows the remains of the first homes of the people in Europe. Stara Zagora is one of the oldest cities in Europe. Thracian peltast, 5th to 4th century BC Thracian Horseman Thracians in an ethnic sense refers to various ancient peoples who spoke Dacian and Thracian, a scarcely attested branch of the Indo-European language family. ... This article or section may contain original research or unverified claims. ... Byzantine Empire at its greatest extent c. ... For other uses, see Metropolis (disambiguation). ... An array of Neolithic artifacts, including bracelets, axe heads, chisels, and polishing tools Excavated dwellings at Skara Brae Scotland, Europes most complete Neolithic village. ... For other uses, see BBC (disambiguation). ...


In October 2004, Stara Zagora Province was awarded for having the best quality of life in Europe, together with Greater Zürich (Switzerland), and ahead of Andalucia (Spain), and Flanders (Belgium). The award was given by fDi Magazine, produced by the renowned Financial Times Group, for the region's low-cost, newly built accommodation and rich cultural heritage. October 2004 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December See also: October 2004 in sports Events Deaths in October • 29 HRH Princess Alice • 25 John Peel • 24 James Cardinal Hickey • 23 Robert Merrill • 19 Paul Nitze • 18 K. M. Veerappan • 16 Pierre Salinger • 10 Christopher... Zürich (German:   , Zürich German: Züri , in English generally Zurich, Italian: Zurigo) is the largest city in Switzerland (population: 366,145 in 2004; population of urban area: 1,091,732) and capital of the canton of Zürich. ... Motto: Dominator Hercules Fundator Andaluc a por s , para Espa a y la humanidad (Andalusia for herself, for Spain, and for humanity) Capital Seville Area  - total  - % of Spain Ranked 2nd 87 268 km 17,2% Population  - Total (2003)  - % of Spain  - Density Ranked 1st 7 478 432 17,9% 85,70... Flanders (Dutch: ) has several main meanings: the social, cultural and linguistical, scientific and educational, economical and political community of the Flemings; some prefer to call this the Flemish community (others refer to this as the Flemish nation) which is, with over 6 million inhabitants, the majority of all Belgians; a...


Towns in the Stara Zagora Province by population:

Stara Zagora (Cyrillic: Стара Загора) is a large city and an important economic centre of southern Bulgaria. ... Location of Kazanlak on a map of Bulgaria Kazanlak (Bulgarian: Казанлък) is a small town in Bulgaria lying at the eastern end of the world-famous Rose Valley. ... Chirpan (Чирпан) is a town in southern Bulgaria, part of Stara Zagora Province. ... Radnevo (Раднево) is a town in southern Bulgaria, part of Stara Zagora Province. ... Galabovo (Bulgarian: , from гълъб, galab, dove + -ovo) is a town in southern Bulgaria, part of Stara Zagora Province. ... Maglizh (Bulgarian: Мъглиж) is a town in the Stara Zagora Province, central Bulgaria. ... Pavel Banya (Bulgarian: Павел Баня) is a small town in the Stara Zagora Province, central Bulgaria. ... Gurkovo (Bulgarian: Гурково) is a small town in the Stara Zagora Province, central Bulgaria. ... Nikolaevo (Bulgarian: Николаево) is a small town in the Stara Zagora Province, central Bulgaria. ... View from Shipka Shipka pass is a scenic mountain pass through the Stara Planina, or Balkan Mountains, in Bulgaria. ...

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Stara Zagora at AllExperts (481 words)
Stara Zagora is known as the city of straight streets, linden trees and poets.
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Stara Zagora was conquered by the Ottomans in 1371.
Stara Zagora Province at AllExperts (276 words)
Stara Zagora is a province of south central Bulgaria.
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