Lyubimets

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Lyubimets
Любимец
Lyubimets is located in Bulgaria
Lyubimets
Lyubimets
Location of Lyubimets
Coordinates: 41°50′N 26°5′E / 41.833°N 26.083°E / 41.833; 26.083Coordinates: 41°50′N 26°5′E / 41.833°N 26.083°E / 41.833; 26.083
Country Bulgaria
Provinces
(Oblast)
Haskovo
Government
 • Mayor Anastas Atanasov
Elevation 56 m (184 ft)
Population (31.12.2009)[1]
 • Total 7,670
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 6550
Area code(s) 03751

Lyubimets (Bulgarian: Любимец) is a small town in Haskovo Province, southern-central Bulgaria. It is the administrative centre of the homonymous Lyubimets Municipality. As of December 2009, the town has a population of 7,670 inhabitants.[1]

The town's nearest neighbour is Svilengrad. It is positioned near the Greek and Turkish borders, and has an international TIR trucking road travel past it. Lyubimets has some agricultural, industrial, and commercial industries as well as a small tourist industry. The main tourist attraction is the rue du fromage located just outside the town to the west. The peak tourist season is May through September but is open all year round, and some say best seen at night. Former name of her was Habibchevo (Habibçeova for Turkish).

Municipality[edit]

Lyubimets is the seat of Lyubimets municipality (part of Haskovo Province), which, in addition to Lyubimets, includes the following 9 villages:

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