Alfatar

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Alfatar
Alfatar is located in Bulgaria
Alfatar
Alfatar
Location of Alfatar
Coordinates: 43°57′N 27°17′E / 43.950°N 27.283°E / 43.950; 27.283Coordinates: 43°57′N 27°17′E / 43.950°N 27.283°E / 43.950; 27.283
Country Bulgaria
Provinces
(Oblast)
Silistra
Government
 • Mayor Radka Zheleva
Elevation 188 m (617 ft)
Population (31.12.2009 [1])
 • Total 1,714
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 7570
Area code(s) 08511

Alfatar (Bulgarian: Алфатар) is a town in Silistra Province, Northeastern Bulgaria, located in 18 km (11 mi) to the south of the town of Silistra. It is the administrative centre of the homonymous Alfatar Municipality. As of December 2009, the town has a population of 1,714 inhabitants.[1]

The Alfatar Peninsula on Robert Island, South Shetland Islands is named after Alfatar.

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