Krumovgrad

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Krumovgrad
Крумовград
Centre of Krumovgrad
Centre of Krumovgrad
Coat of arms of Krumovgrad
Krumovgrad is located in Bulgaria
Krumovgrad
Krumovgrad
Location of Krumovgrad
Coordinates: 41°28′N 25°39′E / 41.467°N 25.650°E / 41.467; 25.650Coordinates: 41°28′N 25°39′E / 41.467°N 25.650°E / 41.467; 25.650
CountryBulgaria
Province
(Oblast)
Kardzhali
Government
 • MayorSebihan Mehmed
Elevation
209 m (686 ft)
Population
 (13.09.2005)
 • Total8,690
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
6900
Area code03641
Websitekrumovgrad.bg

Krumovgrad (Bulgarian: Крумовград [ˈkrumovˌɡrat], Turkish: Koşukavak [koˈʃukavak]) is a town in Kardzhali Province in the south of Bulgaria, located in the Eastern Rhodopes on the banks of the river Krumovitsa. The majority of its population is ethnic Turks (70.1%), and with 27.3% ethnic Bulgarians.[1] The town is named after the successful medieval Bulgarian ruler Krum, the name meaning 'city of Krum' in Bulgarian.

Municipality[edit]

Krumovgrad is also the seat of Krumovgrad municipality (part of Kardzhali Province), which includes the following 78 villages:

Climate data for Krumovgrad 1991-2020,records(1926-2020)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 68.9
(20.5)
73.6
(23.1)
82.2
(27.9)
88.9
(31.6)
98.2
(36.8)
101.7
(38.7)
109.9
(43.3)
108.7
(42.6)
104.0
(40.0)
96.4
(35.8)
79.7
(26.5)
73.4
(23.0)
109.9
(43.3)
Average high °F (°C) 46.4
(8.0)
50.4
(10.2)
56.8
(13.8)
66.2
(19.0)
75.0
(23.9)
83.5
(28.6)
89.8
(32.1)
90.1
(32.3)
81.7
(27.6)
68.9
(20.5)
58.3
(14.6)
48.4
(9.1)
68.0
(20.0)
Daily mean °F (°C) 37.0
(2.8)
41.0
(5.0)
46.2
(7.9)
55.0
(12.8)
63.9
(17.7)
71.4
(21.9)
76.5
(24.7)
76.6
(24.8)
68.2
(20.1)
57.7
(14.3)
48.2
(9.0)
40.3
(4.6)
56.8
(13.8)
Average low °F (°C) 30.0
(−1.1)
33.6
(0.9)
38.7
(3.7)
45.5
(7.5)
53.4
(11.9)
60.1
(15.6)
64.0
(17.8)
64.6
(18.1)
57.2
(14.0)
48.6
(9.2)
41.0
(5.0)
34.7
(1.5)
47.7
(8.7)
Record low °F (°C) −11.0
(−23.9)
−10.8
(−23.8)
10.8
(−11.8)
21.2
(−6.0)
35.2
(1.8)
41.0
(5.0)
46.4
(8.0)
46.0
(7.8)
33.3
(0.7)
25.9
(−3.4)
13.3
(−10.4)
0.7
(−17.4)
−11.0
(−23.9)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 5.0
(126)
3.3
(85)
3.0
(77)
2.9
(73)
2.8
(72)
2.3
(58)
1.7
(42)
0.8
(21)
2.1
(53)
3.1
(79)
3.9
(100)
4.1
(105)
35.1
(891)
Average precipitation days 9.6 8.8 8.5 8.1 9.5 9.0 3.8 2.9 4.0 9.0 9.7 10.5 93.4
Average relative humidity (%) 80 76 74 69 69 65 59 58 65 75 80 81 71
Mean monthly sunshine hours 93 118 168 201 261 303 338 331 235 167 115 79 2,490
Source: http://climatebase.ru/station/15730/?lang=en

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population of provinces, municipalities and settlements by ethnicity Archived 2016-03-03 at the Wayback Machine(in Bulgarian)
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on March 9, 2012. Retrieved April 18, 2012.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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