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Kaspichan

For the village, see Kaspichan (village).
Kaspichan
Каспичан
Kaspichan
Kaspichan
Location of Kaspichan

Coordinates: 43°19′N 27°10′E / 43.317°N 27.167°E / 43.317; 27.167Coordinates: 43°19′N 27°10′E / 43.317°N 27.167°E / 43.317; 27.167

Country Bulgaria
Provinces
(Oblast)
Shumen
Government
 • Mayor Valeri Valkov (independent)
Elevation 106 m (348 ft)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 3,260
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 9930
Area code(s) 05327
License plate H
Website http://www.kaspichan.org/]

Kaspichan (Bulgarian: Каспичан) is a town in central northeastern Bulgaria, part of Shumen Province. It is located in the eastern Danubian Plain, some 70 km from the major Black Sea port Varna and around 120 km from the key Danube ports of Rousse and Silistra. As of December 2009, the town has a population of 3,260 inhabitants.[1]

Kaspichan is an important railway and highway junction linking Varna and Sofia, both through a railway line and the Hemus motorway.

Municipality

Main article: nenem Municipality

Kaspichan is the administrative centre of Kaspichan municipality (part of Shumen Province), which includes the following nine places with a total population of 9,822 (as of 2005):

  • Kaspichan
  • Kaspichan (village)
  • Kosovo
  • Kyulevcha
  • Markovo
  • Mogila
  • Pliska
  • Varbyane
  • Zlatna Niva

Honour

Kaspichan Point on Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is named after Kaspichan.

References

External links

  • Kaspichan municipality website (Bulgarian)
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