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Dalgopol

Dalgopol
Дългопол
Dalgopol is located in Bulgaria
Dalgopol
Dalgopol
Location of Dalgopol
Coordinates:
Country Bulgaria
Provinces
(Oblast)
Varna
Government
 • Mayor Svetlyo Yakimov
Elevation 19 m (62 ft)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 4,829
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 9250
Area code(s) 0517

Dalgopol (Bulgarian: Дългопол, pronounced ; also transliterated Dǎlgopol) is a town in northeastern Bulgaria, part of Varna Province. It is the administrative centre of Dalgopol Municipality, which lies in the southwestern part of the Province. As of December 2009, the town has a population of 4,829 inhabitants.[1]

Dalgopol lies 70 kilometres east of the provincial capital of Varna, near the Tsonevo Reservoir, in the eastern part of the Varbitsa Balkan Mountains. The town's name comes from the phrase "long field" in Bulgarian, which is a popular placename around the world, equivalent to Langenfeld, Longfield, Câmpulung, Dugopolje, etc.

Municipality

Dalgopol municipality has an area of 442 square kilometres and includes the following 16 places:

Honour

Dalgopol Glacier on Smith Island, South Shetland Islands is named after Dalgopol.

References

  1. ^ a b (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - towns in 2009

External links

  • Dalgopol municipality website (Bulgarian) (English)


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