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Obzor
Обзор
Square in Obzor
Obzor is located in Bulgaria
Obzor
Location of Obzor
Coordinates: 42°49′N 27°53′E / 42.817°N 27.883°E / 42.817; 27.883
Country  Bulgaria
Province
(Oblast)
Burgas
Government
 - Mayor Kiril Stoyanov
Elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (15 March 2009)[1]
 - Total 2,125
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 - Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 8250
Area code(s) 0556

Obzor (Bulgarian: Обзор; Greek: Naulochos or Tetranaulochos, Latin: Naulochus, Tetranaulochus, or Templum Iovis) is a small town and seaside resort on the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria. It is part of Nesebar municipality, Burgas Province.

The Thracian and ancient Greek name of Obzor was Naulochos, a small port on the coast of Thrace, a colony of Mesembria. The ancient Romans named it Templum Iovis (Temple of Jupiter); Pliny called it Tetranaulochus.[1] During the Ottoman rule of Bulgaria, it was known as Gözeken. The modern name was introduced in 1936; Obzor obtained town privileges on 9 September 1984.

References

  1. ^ Strabo vii. p. 319, ix. p. 440; Plin. iv. 11. s. 18.

Coordinates: 42°49′N 27°53′E / 42.817°N 27.883°E / 42.817; 27.883

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