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Plovdiv Destination Guide

Delve into Plovdiv in Bulgaria!

Plovdiv in the region of Plovdiv with it's 340,494 residents is located in Bulgaria - some 82 mi (or 132 km) South-East of Sofia, the country's capital.

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Current time in Plovdiv is now 11:23 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Sofia" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: İzmir, Timişoara, Bucharest, Yagodovo, Vratsa or Pristina. While being here, make sure to check out Zhelyazno, Voyvodinovo, Tsaratsovo, Plovdiv, Ostra Mogila and Branipole as well. We discovered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Plovdiv Bulgaria Wikipedia travel guide...

00:51 min ( March 27, 2010 by wikistupeflixtravel)
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Create your own video on studio.stupeflix.com ! A view over Plovdiv. Bulgarian National Revival houses in a narrow street of Plovdiv's old town part. Plovdiv's main street, Knyaz Alexander I. The Roma...

Plovdiv one of the oldest cities in Eur...

02:00 min ( November 22, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
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IARD 2008 Plovdiv Bulgaria

04:58 min ( December 15, 2008 by korifey)
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On the 13th of December 2008 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria animal rights activists marched through the main street of the city with a few stops along the way, blowing whistles and carrying animal rights poster...

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00:48 min ( February 27, 2009 by TrakiaTours)
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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Philippopolis (1878)

The Battle of Philippopolis or Battle of Plovdiv was one of the final battles of the 1877-1878 Russo-Turkish War. Following the crushing Russian victory at the last battle of Shipka Pass, Russian commander Gen. Joseph Vladimirovich Gourko began to move southeast towards Constantinople. Blocking the route was the Ottoman fortress at Plovdiv under Suleiman Pasha. On January 17, 1878, a squadron of Russian dragoons led by Capt. Burago stormed the city.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 42.15, 24.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1878 in Bulgaria, Battles of the Russo-Turkish War (1877–1878), Conflicts in 1878, History of Plovdiv, Military history of Bulgaria

Plovdiv

Plovdiv is the second-largest city in Bulgaria after the capital Sofia with a population of 338,153 inhabitants as of February 2011. It is the administrative center of Plovdiv Province and the municipalities of the City of Plovdiv, Maritsa municipality and Rodopi municipality, whose municipal body had a population of 403,153 inhabitants as of February 2011.

More reading: Plovdiv homepage
Located at 42.15, 24.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Greek cities, Ancient cities, Cities in Bulgaria, Former capitals of Bulgaria, Plovdiv, Populated places in Plovdiv Province

Hristo Botev Stadium (Plovdiv)

Hristo Botev Stadium (Bulgarian: Стадион „Христо Ботев“), also nicknamed the College, is a football stadium in the city of Plovdiv, Bulgaria. It is the home ground of PFC Botev Plovdiv and has a seating capacity of 18,000 spectators. The sport venue was inaugurated on May 14, 1961, with the friendly match between Botev Plovdiv and Steaua Bucureşti. The stadium was originally named The College and is still known by this name among the fans.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 42.15, 24.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Athletics (track and field) venues in Bulgaria, Buildings and structures in Plovdiv, PFC Botev Plovdiv, Sports venues in Bulgaria

Sliven Province

Sliven Province (Bulgarian: Област Сливен Oblast Sliven, former name Sliven okrug) is a province in southeastern Bulgaria, named after its administrative and industrial centre — the city of Sliven. It embraces a territory of 3,544.1 km² that is divided into four municipalities, with a total population, as of December 2009, of 204,887 inhabitants.

More reading: Sliven Province homepage
Located at 42.15, 24.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Provinces of Bulgaria, Sliven Province

Plovdiv Province

Plovdiv Province is a province in central southern Bulgaria. It comprises 18 municipalities (общини, obshtini, sing. общинa, obshtina) on a territory of 5,972.9 km² with a population, as of December 2009, of 701,684 inhabitants. The province is named after its administrative and industrial centre — the city of Plovdiv.

More reading: Plovdiv Province homepage
Located at 42.15, 24.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Plovdiv Province, Provinces of Bulgaria