Dragoman, Bulgaria

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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]


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


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.


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