Coordinates: 41°30′N 25°18′E / 41.500°N 25.300°E / 41.500; 25.300
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Coat of arms of Dzhebel
Central district of Dzhebel

Dzhebel or Djebel (Bulgarian: Джебел [ˈd͡ʒɛbɛɫ], Turkish: Cebel, formerly: Şeyhcuma) is a town in Kardzhali Province, southern Bulgaria. It has 3,312 inhabitants. Dzhebel is the administrative center of a municipality, which apart from Dzhebel itself, contains 47 other villages and has a population of 9093. The municipality is mainly populated by ethnic Turks, which are more than 75% of the total population.[1][2] The word Dzhebel derives from the Arabic word "جبل (jabal)" which means "mountain".



  1. ^ "Turks of Bulgaria - World Directory of Minorities". Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Общински план за развитие на Община Джебел 2007 - 2013 г." Retrieved 16 April 2018.

41°30′N 25°18′E / 41.500°N 25.300°E / 41.500; 25.300