Pleven

Pleven

Pleven is the seventh most populous city in Bulgaria. Located in the northern part of the country, it is the administrative centre of Pleven Province, as well as of the subordinate Pleven municipality. It is the biggest economic center in Northwestern Bulgaria. At the end of 2015 its population is 99,628.

Internationally known for the Siege of Plevna of 1877, it is today a major economic centre of the Bulgarian Northwest and Central North and the third largest city of Northern Bulgaria after Varna and Rousse.

Pleven is located in an agricultural region in the very heart of the Danubian Plain, the historical region of Moesia, surrounded by low limestone hills, the Pleven Heights.

The city's central location in Northern Bulgaria defines its importance as a big administrative, economic, political, cultural and transport centre. Pleven is located 170 kilometres (106 miles) away from the capital city of Sofia, 320 km (199 miles) west of the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast and 50 km (31 miles) south of the Danube.

 

Landmarks in Pleven

Kailuka Park

Kailuka Park is located to the south of the city center of Pleven. It was declared as a protected pl...

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Skobelev Park

Skobelev Park in Pleven was founded in 1904 by the Committee of Tsar Liberator Alexander II in memor...

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Wine Museum

The Museum of Wine is a Museum for Bulgarian Wines and Wine Production located in Pleven, Bulgaria....

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