Gostun, Bulgaria

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Coordinates: 41°48′N 023°41′E / 41.800°N 23.683°E / 41.800; 23.683

Gostun
Гостун
Village
Gostun is located in Bulgaria
Gostun
Gostun
Coordinates: 41°48′N 23°41′E / 41.800°N 23.683°E / 41.800; 23.683
Country  Bulgaria
Province Blagoevgrad Province
Municipality Bansko
Government
 • Suffragan Mayor Marin Belev
Area
 • Total 52,425 km2 (20,241 sq mi)
Elevation 1,028 m (3,373 ft)
Population (15-12-2010 [1])
 • Total 69
  GRAO
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 2773
Area code(s) 074409
Gostun village entrance road, Bulgaria
View of Gostun village central square

Gostun[2] (Bulgarian: Гостун) is a village (село) in southwestern Bulgaria, located in the Bansko Municipality (Община Банско) of the Blagoevgrad Province (област Благоевград). It is located on the eastern slopes of the Rhodope Mountains, east of Mesta river 17 kilometers southeast of Bansko, 54 kilometers southeast of Blagoevgrad and 103 kilometers southeast of Sofia.

Gostun is the birthplace of Ivan Lebanov - the first Bulgarian to win a Winter Olympic medal in 1980.

References[edit]

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  2. ^ Gostun, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria at GEOnet Names Server