Dragoman, Bulgaria

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Dragoman

Драгоман
Town
Dragoman City Center
Dragoman City Center
Dragoman is located in Bulgaria
Dragoman
Dragoman
Location in Bulgaria
Coordinates: 42°55′0″N 22°56′0″E / 42.91667°N 22.93333°E / 42.91667; 22.93333
Country Bulgaria
ProvinceSofia
MunicipalityDragoman
Government
 • MayorAndrew Ivanov (GERB)
Area
 • Total34,475 km2 (13,311 sq mi)
Elevation
703 m (2,306 ft)
Population
(2015)
 • Total3,300
Postal code
2210
Area code(s)07172
Vehicle registrationСО

Coordinates: 42°55′N 22°56′E / 42.917°N 22.933°E / 42.917; 22.933

Dragoman (Bulgarian: Драгоман) is the seat of Dragoman Municipality in the Sofia Province, western Bulgaria. The town is located very close to the border with Serbia. As of 2011 the population is 5,362.[1]

Info[edit]

The average temperature in January is −7 °C (19.4 °F), in July - 16 °C (60.8 °F).

Economy[edit]

There are the following companies in the town of Dragoman:

KONTAKTNI ELEMENTI JSC [2] (Bulgarian: «КОНТАКТНИ ЕЛЕМЕНТИ» АД) is a company producing bimetallic electrical contact rivets and silver solders, tin-lead solders - 40, 50, 60, zinc and tin anodes. The company was founded in 1980.

Political situation[edit]

Mayor of the Dragoman Municipality is Andrey Ivanov, on the results of elections from November 8, 2011. Political party – GERB (Bulgarian: ГЕРБ, derived from Граждани за европейско развитие на България/Grazhdani za evropeysko razvitie na Balgariya, "Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria"), is a Bulgarian centre-right political party.

Honour[edit]

Dragoman Glacier on Smith Island, South Shetland Islands is named after Dragoman.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Население местоживеене, пол и възраст: Област: Софийска Община: Драгоман". 2011 Bulgarian Census (in Bulgarian). National Statistics Institute. Retrieved January 25, 2012.
  2. ^ "Official web-site of KONTAKTNI ELEMENTI JSC".