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Provinces of Bulgaria

Index Provinces of Bulgaria

The provinces of Bulgaria (области на България Oblasti na Bǎlgarija) are the first level administrative subdivisions of the country. [1]

46 relations: Blagoevgrad Province, Bulgaria, Burgas Province, Dobrich Province, Gabrovo Province, Government of Bulgaria, Grad (toponymy), Haskovo Province, ISO 3166-2:BG, Kardzhali Province, Kyustendil Province, List of Bulgaria province name etymologies, List of cities and towns in Bulgaria, List of countries and dependencies by area, List of villages in Bulgaria, Lovech Province, Montana Province, Municipalities of Bulgaria, Oblast, Okrug, Opština, Pazardzhik Province, Pernik Province, Pleven Province, Plovdiv Province, Population, Population density, Population growth, Razgrad Province, Ruse Province, Shumen Province, Silistra Province, Sliven Province, Smolyan Province, Sofia, Sofia Capital Municipality, Sofia City Province, Sofia Province, Stara Zagora Province, Targovishte Province, Unitary state, Varna Province, Veliko Tarnovo Province, Vidin Province, Vratsa Province, Yambol Province.

Blagoevgrad Province

Blagoevgrad Province (област Благоевград, oblast Blagoevgrad or Благоевградска област, Blagoevgradska oblast), also known as Pirin Macedonia (Пиринска Македония, Pirinska Makedoniya), is a province (oblast) of southwestern Bulgaria.

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Bulgaria

Bulgaria (България, tr.), officially the Republic of Bulgaria (Република България, tr.), is a country in southeastern Europe.

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Burgas Province

Burgas Province (Област Бургас - Oblast Burgas, former name Burgas okrug) is a province in southeastern Bulgaria, including southern Bulgarian Black Sea Coast.

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Dobrich Province

Dobrich Province (Област Добрич, Oblast Dobrich, former name Dobrich okrug) is a province in northeastern Bulgaria, part of Southern Dobruja geographical region.

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Gabrovo Province

Gabrovo Province (Област Габрово (Oblast Gabrovo), former name Gabrovo okrug) is a small province lying at the geographical centre of Bulgaria.

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Government of Bulgaria

The Council of Ministers (Министерски съвет, Ministerski savet) is the main authority of the executive power in the Republic of Bulgaria.

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Grad (toponymy)

Grad (Cyrillic: Град) is an Old Slavic word meaning "town", "city", "castle" or "fortified settlement".

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Haskovo Province

Haskovo Province (Област Хасково - Oblast Haskovo, former name Haskovo okrug) is a province in southern Bulgaria, neighbouring Greece and Turkey to the southeast, comprising parts of the Thracian valley along the river Maritsa.

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ISO 3166-2:BG

ISO 3166-2:BG is the entry for Bulgaria in ISO 3166-2, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which defines codes for the names of the principal subdivisions (e.g., provinces or states) of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1.

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Kardzhali Province

Kardzhali District (Област Кърджали, Oblast Kǎrdžali) is a province of southern Bulgaria, neighbouring Greece with the Greek regional units of Xanthi, Rhodope and Evros to the south and east.

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Kyustendil Province

Kyustendil Province (Област Кюстендил, trl Oblast Kyustendil) is a province in southwestern Bulgaria, extending over an area of 3084.3 km² (constituting 2.7% of the total territory of the Republic of Bulgaria), and with a population of 163,889.

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List of Bulgaria province name etymologies

This is a list of the origins of the names of provinces of Bulgaria.

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List of cities and towns in Bulgaria

This is a complete list of all cities and towns in Bulgaria sorted by population.

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List of countries and dependencies by area

This is a list of the world's countries and their dependent territories by area, ranked by total area.

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List of villages in Bulgaria

This is a list of villages in Bulgaria by province.

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Lovech Province

Lovech Province (Област Ловеч, transliterated Oblast Lovech, former name Lovech okrug) is one of the 28 provinces of Bulgaria, lying at the northern centre of the country.

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Montana Province

Montana Province (Област Монтана, transliterated: Oblast Montana) is a province in northwestern Bulgaria, bordering Serbia in the southwest and Romania in the north.

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Municipalities of Bulgaria

The 28 provinces of Bulgaria are divided into 265 municipalities (община, obshtina).

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Oblast

An oblast is a type of administrative division of Belarus, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Ukraine, and the former Soviet Union and Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes.

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Okrug

Okrug (окръг, okrǎg, о́круг; округ,; окру́га, okruha; акруга, Akruha; okręg; оқрҿс; йырвел, jyrvel) is an administrative division of some Slavic states.

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Opština

Opština, Obshtina, Občina or Općina, Cyrillic општина or община is a local government unit, most commonly translated as municipality in English.

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Pazardzhik Province

Pazardzhik Province (Област Пазарджик Oblast Pazardzhik, former name Pazardzhik okrug) is a province in Southern Bulgaria, named after its administrative and industrial centre - the city of Pazardzhik.

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Pernik Province

Pernik Province is a province in western Bulgaria, neighbouring Serbia.

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Pleven Province

Pleven Province (Област Плевен or Plevenska Oblast Плевенска Област, former name Pleven okrug) is a province located in central northern Bulgaria, bordering the Danube river, Romania and the Bulgarian provinces of Vratsa, Veliko Tarnovo and Lovech.

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Plovdiv Province

Plovdiv Province (Област Пловдив: Oblast Plovdiv, former name Plovdiv okrug) is a province in central southern Bulgaria.

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Population

In biology, a population is all the organisms of the same group or species, which live in a particular geographical area, and have the capability of interbreeding.

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Population density

Population density (in agriculture: standing stock and standing crop) is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume; it is a quantity of type number density.

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Population growth

In biology or human geography, population growth is the increase in the number of individuals in a population.

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Razgrad Province

Razgrad Province (Област Разград (Oblast Razgrad), former name Razgrad okrug) is a province in Northeastern Bulgaria, geographically part of the Ludogorie region.

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Ruse Province

Ruse Province (Област Русе or Rusenska Oblast Русенска област, former name Ruse okrug) is a province in northern Bulgaria, named after its main city - Ruse, neighbouring Romania via the Danube.

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Shumen Province

Shumen Province (Област Шумен, transliterated Oblast Shumen, former name Shumen okrug) is a province in northeastern Bulgaria named after its main city Shumen.

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Silistra Province

Silistra Province (Област Силистра, transliterated Oblast Silistra, former name Silistra okrug) is a province of Bulgaria, named after its main city - Silistra.

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Sliven Province

Sliven Province (Област Сливен, former name Sliven okrug) is a province in southeastern Bulgaria, named after its administrative and industrial centre — the city of Sliven.

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Smolyan Province

Smolyan Province (Област Смолян, Oblast Smolyan; former name Smolyan okrug) is a province in Southern-central Bulgaria, located in the Rhodope Mountains, neighbouring Greece to the south.

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Sofia

Sofia (Со́фия, tr.) is the capital and largest city of Bulgaria.

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Sofia Capital Municipality

Sofia Capital Municipality (Столична община, Stolichna obshtina - Capital Municipality) is a obshtina (municipality) in Sofia City Province, Western Bulgaria.

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Sofia City Province

Sofia City Province (Област София-град, Oblast Sofiya-grad) is a province (oblast) of Bulgaria.

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Sofia Province

Sofia Province (Софийска област, Sofiyska oblast) is a province (oblast) of Bulgaria.

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Stara Zagora Province

Stara Zagora (Област Стара Загора oblast Stara Zagora, former name Stara Zagora okrug) is a province of south central Bulgaria.

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Targovishte Province

Targovishte Province (Област Търговище, transliterated Oblast Tǎrgovište, former name Targovishte okrug) is a province in northeastern Bulgaria, named after its main city - Targovishte.

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Unitary state

A unitary state is a state governed as a single power in which the central government is ultimately supreme and any administrative divisions (sub-national units) exercise only the powers that the central government chooses to delegate.

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Varna Province

Varna Province (translit, former name Varna okrug) is a province in eastern Bulgaria, onе of the 28 Bulgarian provinces.

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Veliko Tarnovo Province

Veliko Tarnovo (Област Велико Търново) is a province in the middle of the northern part of Bulgaria.

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Vidin Province

Vidin Province is the northwesternmost province of Bulgaria.

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Vratsa Province

Vratsa Province (Област Враца Oblast Vraca, former name Vraca okrug) is a Bulgarian province located in the northwestern part of the country, between Danube river in the north and Stara Planina mountain in the south.

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Yambol Province

Yambol (област Ямбол, oblast Yambol, former name Yambol okrug) is a province in southeastern Bulgaria, neighbouring Turkey to the south.

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Counties of Bulgaria, Oblast of Bulgaria, Oblasts of Bulgaria, Provinces of bulgaria, Regions of Bulgaria.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Provinces_of_Bulgaria

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