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Coordinates: 42°35′N 23°0′E / 42.583°N 23°E / 42.583; 23

Pernik Province
Област Перник
Map of Bulgaria indicating Pernik Province
Capital Pernik
Area 2,390.5 km²
Population 156,561
Population density 68 persons/km²
Municipalities 6
License plate province code PK
Time zone
- Summer (DST)
Governor Ivo Petrov

Pernik Province is a province in western Bulgaria, neighbouring Serbia. Its main city is Pernik, and other municipalities are Breznik, Kovachevtsi, Radomir, Tran, and Zemen.

Industry is of vital importance for the economy of the province. Pernik is the major manufacturing centre, one of the largest in the country with the "Stomana" steel complex; heavy machinery (mining and industrial equipment); building materials and textiles being the most important. There is an enormous plant for heavy machinery in Radomir which produces excavators and industrial equipment, but is currently not working at full capacity.

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