Antonovo

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Antonovo
Антоново
The Holy Trinity Church in Antonovo
The Holy Trinity Church in Antonovo
Antonovo is located in Bulgaria
Antonovo
Antonovo
Location of Antonovo
Coordinates: 43°09′N 26°10′E / 43.150°N 26.167°E / 43.150; 26.167Coordinates: 43°09′N 26°10′E / 43.150°N 26.167°E / 43.150; 26.167
Country Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Targovishte
Government
 • Mayor Taner Ali
Elevation 433 m (1,421 ft)
Population (31.12.2009)[1]
 • Total 1,453
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 7970
Area code(s) 06071

Antonovo (Bulgarian: Антоново) is a town in the Targovishte Province of northeastern Bulgaria. It is the administrative center of the homonymous Antonovo Municipality. Antonovo sits in the Slannik low level mountain area close to the border of the Veliko Tarnovo Province. As of December 2009, the town has a population of 1,453 inhabitants.[1]

Economy[edit]

The local economy in Antonovo and the surrounding villages centres on agriculture although there is an unemployment rate of 52.12% in the region. This does sound very low but does not take into account that the main age group living in Antonovo is sixty five years and older.

The municipality for the region has created a development strategy for the economy that centres on infrastructure, agriculture and tourism to increase the areas potential and reduce the unemployment in the younger age range of residence.

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