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Izgrev Destination Guide

Delve into Izgrev in Bulgaria

Izgrev in the region of Pleven is a city in Bulgaria - some 102 mi or ( 164 km ) North-East of Sofia , the country's capital .

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Current time in Izgrev is now 08:13 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Sofia " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Iaşi, Craiova, Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest, and Totleben. While being here, make sure to check out Iaşi . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Izgrev ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Totleben, Bulgaria

Totleben is a village in Pordim Municipality, in the Pleven region of Bulgaria, situated in the Danube valley, on the left bank of the river Osam.

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Located at 43.43 24.98 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Villages in Pleven Province

Slavyanovo

Slavyanovo is a town in the Pleven Municipality of the Pleven Province. It lies in the Middle Danubian Plain, to the north-northeast of Pleven. As of December 2009, it has a population of 4,422 inhabitants and the mayor is Asen Bachev. The town is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:43|28|N|24|52|E||| | |name= }}, 114 metres above sea level. Slavyanovo's old name is Turski Trastenik (Турски Тръстеник) and it existed in the middle of the 18th century.

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Located at 43.47 24.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Pleven, Populated places in Pleven Province, Towns in Bulgaria

Dragomirovo, Veliko Tarnovo Province

Dragomirovo is a village in central northern Bulgaria, part of Svishtov Municipality, Veliko Tarnovo Province. As of January 2006, it has a population of 864 and the mayor is Hristo Yordanov of the National Movement Simeon II.

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Located at 43.52 25.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Banat Bulgarian people, Villages in Veliko Tarnovo Province

Valchitran

Valchitran is a village in Pleven Province, central northern Bulgaria. Established by Thracians in 458, one of the most famous Thracian treasures in Bulgaria— the Valchitran treasure— was discovered by villagers while working on their farm. Valchitran has Nikita Khrushchev as an honorary citizen. Khrushchev was on his way to Sofia in a plane, when the plane experienced technical difficulties and had to land in Kamenetz, a small town nearby which had a military airfield.

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Located at 43.33 24.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Villages in Pleven Province

Belene labour camp

The Belene labour camp, also referred to as Belene concentration camp, was part of the network of forced labour camps in Communist Bulgaria. It was located on the Belene Island, between two branches of the Danube river. At the height of Valko Chervenkov's repressions in 1952, the camp had 2,323 inmates - 2,248 men and 75 women. The Belene Prison is still operating as a penitentiary in the western part of the island, while the eastern part is a managed natural reserve.

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Located at 43.66 25.14 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Belene, Buildings and structures in Pleven Province, History of Bulgaria, Political repression, Unfree labor by country

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