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Galabovo
Galabovo is located in Bulgaria
Galabovo
Location of Galabovo
Coordinates: 42°8′N 25°51′E / 42.133°N 25.85°E / 42.133; 25.85
Country  Bulgaria
Province
(Oblast)
Stara Zagora
Government
 - Mayor Nikolay Tonev
Elevation 83 m (272 ft)
Population (2005-09-13)
 - Total 9,171
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 - Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 6280
Area code(s) 0418

Galabovo (Bulgarian: Гълъбово, pronounced [ˈɡɤlɤbɔvɔ], from гълъб galab, "dove" + -ovo) is a town in southern Bulgaria, part of Stara Zagora Province. It is located in the southeastern part of the Upper Thracian Plain, in a region economically important due to the extraction of coal and production of electricity in the region. The Maritsa Iztok-1 power plant is situated nearby.

The population is predominantly Bulgarian and Bulgarian Orthodox, the employment is pretty high, with the residents employed for the most part in the coal, compressed slacks and electricity production industry.

Notable natives include pop folk singers Emilia and Desi Slava, as well as Big Brother 3 participant Panayot.

Municipality

Galabovo is also the seat of Galabovo municipality (part of Stara Zagora Province), which in addition to the town also includes the following 10 villages:

  • Aprilovo
  • Glavan
  • Iskritsa
  • Madrets
  • Mednikarovo
  • Musachevo
  • Obruchishte
  • Pomoshtnik
  • Razdelna
  • Velikovo

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