Krumovgrad

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Krumovgrad
Крумовград
Centre of Krumovgrad
Centre of Krumovgrad
Coat of arms of Krumovgrad
Coat of arms
Krumovgrad is located in Bulgaria
Krumovgrad
Krumovgrad
Location of Krumovgrad
Coordinates: 41°28′N 25°39′E / 41.467°N 25.650°E / 41.467; 25.650Coordinates: 41°28′N 25°39′E / 41.467°N 25.650°E / 41.467; 25.650
Country Bulgaria
Province
(Oblast)
Kardzhali
Government
 • Mayor Sebihan Mehmed
Elevation 209 m (686 ft)
Population (13.09.2005)
 • Total 8,690
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 6900
Area code(s) 03641
Website krumovgrad.bg

Krumovgrad (Bulgarian: Крумовград, Turkish: Koşukavak) is a town in Kardzhali Province in the very south of Bulgaria, located in the Eastern Rhodopes on the banks of the river Krumovitsa. The majority of its population is Bulgarian (70%), with a large Turkish minority (27%).[1] The town is named after the successful medieval Bulgarian ruler Krum, the name meaning 'city of Krum' in Bulgarian.

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Krumovgrad is also the seat of Krumovgrad municipality (part of Kardzhali Province), which includes the following 78 villages:

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