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Glavinitsa
Главиница
Glavinitsa is located in Bulgaria
Glavinitsa
Location of Glavinitsa
Coordinates: 43°55′N 26°50′E / 43.917°N 26.833°E / 43.917; 26.833
Country  Bulgaria
Provinces
(Oblast)
Silistra
Government
 - Mayor Nasuf Nasuf
Elevation 150 m (492 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 - Total 2,060
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 - Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 7630
Area code(s) 08581

Glavinitsa (Bulgarian: Главиница, pronounced [ɡləˈvinit͡sə]; also transliterated Glavinica or Glavinitza) is a town in northeastern Bulgaria, part of Silistra Province. It is the administrative centre of Glavinitsa municipality, which lies in the southwestern part of Silistra Province, in the historical region of Southern Dobruja.

Glavinitsa is located in the eastern Danubian Plain, on the road between Dulovo and Tutrakan. Its old name (until 1942) was Asvatköy. Glavinitsa was proclaimed a town on 5 September 1984.

Municipality

Glavinitsa municipality includes the following 23 places:

  • Bashtino
  • Bogdantsi
  • Chernogor
  • Dichevo
  • Dolno Ryahovo
  • Glavinitsa
  • Kalugerene
  • Kolarovo
  • Kosara
  • Listets
  • Malak Preslavets
  • Nozharevo
  • Osen
  • Padina
  • Podles
  • Sokol
  • Stefan Karadzha
  • Suhodol
  • Valkan
  • Zafirovo
  • Zaritsa
  • Zebil
  • Zvenimir

The population consists mostly of Bulgarians and Turks. There are 5 churches, 3 chapels and 17 mosques.

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Coordinates: 43°55′N 26°50′E / 43.917°N 26.833°E / 43.917; 26.833

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