Dalgopol

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Dalgopol

Дългопол
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Dalgopol
Location of Dalgopol
Coordinates: 43°03′N27°21′E / 43.050°N 27.350°E / 43.050; 27.350
Country Bulgaria
Provinces
(Oblast)
Varna
Government
  MayorGeorgi Georgiev
Elevation
19 m (62 ft)
Population
 (December 2009) [1]
  Total4,829
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
9250
Area code(s) 0517

Dalgopol (Bulgarian : Дългопол, pronounced  [dɐɫɡoˈpɔɫ] ; 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]

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Dalgopol lies 70 kilometres west 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.

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Coordinates: 43°03′N27°21′E / 43.050°N 27.350°E / 43.050; 27.350