Strumyani

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Strumyani
Струмяни
Strumyani is located in Bulgaria
Strumyani
Strumyani
Location of Strumyani
Coordinates: 41°38′N 23°12′E / 41.633°N 23.200°E / 41.633; 23.200
Country  Bulgaria
Provinces
(Oblast)
Blagoevgrad Province
Municipality Strumyani Municipality
Government
 • Mayor Valentin Chilikov
Elevation 128 m (420 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 1,014
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 2825
Area code(s) 07434

Strumyani (Bulgarian: Струмяни, pronounced [struˈmʲani]; also transliterated Strumjani or Strumiani) is a village in southwestern Bulgaria, part of Blagoevgrad Province. It is the administrative centre of Strumyani Municipality, which lies in the southwestern part of Blagoevgrad Province.

Strumyani was founded as a railway station on the Sofia-Kulata line named Gara Ograzhden ("Ograzhden Station"). In 1970, it was merged with the village of Mikrevo to form Strumyani, but the two villages were later separated; however, Strumyani kept its present name. The name means "people of the Struma", as the river runs nearby.


Coordinates: 41°38′N 23°12′E / 41.633°N 23.200°E / 41.633; 23.200