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 consists of ethnic Turks.[1][2] 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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