Chernoochene

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Chernoochene
Черноочене
Overview of the village
Overview of the village
Chernoochene is located in Bulgaria
Chernoochene
Chernoochene
Location of Chernoochene
Coordinates: 41°46′N 25°21′E / 41.767°N 25.350°E / 41.767; 25.350
Country  Bulgaria
Provinces
(Oblast)
Kardzhali
Government
 • Mayor Aydan Osman
Elevation 564 m (1,850 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 335
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 6701
Area code(s) 03691

Chernoochene (Bulgarian: Черноочене, pronounced [tʃɛrnuˈɔtʃɛnɛ]; is a village in central southern Bulgaria, part of Kardzhali Province. It is the administrative centre of Chernoochene municipality, which comprises in the northernmost part of Kardzhali Province. The village is located in the Eastern Rhodope Mountains and has a predominantly Turkish population. The village's name roughly means "place of the black-eyed people" in both Bulgarian and Turkish.

Municipality[edit]

Chernoochene municipality covers an area of 339 square kilometres and includes the following 51 places:

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Coordinates: 41°46′N 25°21′E / 41.767°N 25.350°E / 41.767; 25.350