Venets, Shumen Province

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Venets
Венец
Venets is located in Bulgaria
Venets
Venets
Location of Venets
Coordinates: 43°33′N 26°56′E / 43.550°N 26.933°E / 43.550; 26.933
Country  Bulgaria
Provinces
(Oblast)
Shumen
Government
 • Mayor Nehriban Ahmedova
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 978
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 9751
Area code(s) 05343

Venets (Bulgarian: Венец, pronounced [vɛˈnɛt͡s]; also transliterated Venec or Venetz, meaning "wreath") is a village in southeastern Bulgaria, part of Shumen Province. It is the administrative centre of the homonymous Venets Municipality, which lies in the northwestern part of Shumen Province. The Venets Transmitter built in 1975 with the tallest radio mast in the country as well and the most powerful TV transmitter is located nearby.

Coordinates: 43°33′N 26°56′E / 43.550°N 26.933°E / 43.550; 26.933