Sunset in Yakoruda
|• Mayor||Nuredin Kafelov|
|Elevation||888 m (2,913 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
Yakoruda (Bulgarian: Якоруда) is a Bulgarian town located in the southwestern part of the country. A part of the Blagoevgrad Province, it is the seat of Yakuroda Municipality which is the north-easternmost in the province. The town lies in the Rhodope Mountains, along the Mesta River, 26 km west of the town of Velingrad. Yakoruda was proclaimed a town on 9 September 1964, having previously been officially classified as a village.
- Unofficial website (in Bulgarian)
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