Category Archives: Northcentral region

Veliko Tarnovo district – Cities

The town of Veliko Tarnovo is a district centre. The town has a population of 66 000 inhabitants and lies at a distance of 220 km northeast of Sofia. Veliko Tarnovo is the municipal centre of 88 settlements. The administrative centre is located at a picturesque valley cut by the Yantra...

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Pleven district – Cities

The town of Pleven has a population of 117 000 inhabitants and is a district centre. The town lies at a distance of 160 km northeast of Sofia. It is located at the heart of the Danube Hilly Plain, surrounded by limestone hills along the Tuchenitza River. The earliest traces of...

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Lovech district – Cities

The town of Lovech is the centre of the district and has a population of 42 000 inhabitants. It lies at a distance of 173 km from Sofia. It is located at the picturesque meanders of the Osam River between the rocky hills of Hissarlaka and Stratesh. The average altitude of...

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Gabrovo District – Cities

The town of Gabrovo has a population of 65 000 inhabitants and lies at a distance of 227 km northeast of Sofia at the foot of the Shipka part of Stara Planina along both banks of the Yantra River at an altitude of 390 m. Gabrovo is a municipal centre of 133 settlements. Read more