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Location of Slavyanovo in Bulgaria

Slavyanovo (Bulgarian: Славяново [sɫɐˈvʲanovo]) is a town in the Pleven Municipality, in Pleven Province, Bulgaria.

It lies in the Danubian Plain, to the north-northeast of Pleven. As of December 2009, it has a population of 4,422 inhabitants[1] and the mayor is Asen Bachev. The town is located at 43°28′N 24°52′E / 43.467°N 24.867°E / 43.467; 24.867, 114 metres above sea level.

Slavyanovo's old name is Turski Trastenik (Турски Тръстеник) and it existed in the 18th century.[2] It was officially declared a town in 1974. Slavyanovo is a partner of German town Kaiserslautern.[3] The population is mainly Eastern Orthodox and there is a church, but at least in the 1930s there was also a small Protestant community.[4] Most residents are Bulgarians, though the town has a growing Roma population, also presently living descendants of Crimean Tatars.



  1. ^ (in English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - towns in 2009
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 26 September 2007. Retrieved 22 May 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-05-18. Retrieved 2007-04-15.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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