Balvan, Bulgaria

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Balvan
Балван
Village
Balvan is located in Bulgaria
Balvan
Balvan
Coordinates: 43°05′09″N 25°24′44″E / 43.08583°N 25.41222°E / 43.08583; 25.41222Coordinates: 43°05′09″N 25°24′44″E / 43.08583°N 25.41222°E / 43.08583; 25.41222
Country Bulgaria
Province Veliko Tarnovo
Municipality Veliko Tarnovo Municipality
Government
 • Mayor Rostislav Hristov
Area
 • Total 33,670 km2 (13,000 sq mi)
Elevation 134 m (440 ft)
Population
 • Total 601
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Post code 5064
Area code(s) 06113

Balvan is a village of Veliko Tarnovo Province, North Bulgaria. The village is about 16 kilometers away from Pavlikeni and around 19 kilometers away from Veliko Tarnovo.

History[edit]

During the Liberation of Bulgaria around 60% of the population were Turkish. The village Vetrenci was the Bulgarian part of the village since 1944.After 1944 the population and the economy of the village grow up. It was made a new place for the farm machines and made mill and produce bread for many places in Veliko Tarnovo province.

Farming[edit]

The head production in the village is for bakery. It had different varieties of wheat and rye.

Honour[edit]

Balvan Point on Nordenskjöld Coast in Graham Land, Antarctica is named after Balvan.

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