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Yablanitsa
Ябланица

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Yablanitsa is located in Bulgaria
Yablanitsa
Location of Yablanitsa
Coordinates: 43°2′N 24°7′E / 43.033°N 24.117°E / 43.033; 24.117
Country  Bulgaria
Provinces
(Oblast)
Lovech
Government
 - Mayor Rumen Petrov (independent)
Elevation 475 m (1,558 ft)
Population (2005)
 - Total 3,199
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 - Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 5750
Area code(s) 06991
License plate OB
Website http://www.yablanitsa.org/

Yablanitsa (Bulgarian: Ябланица; also Jablanica, Iablanica, Yablanica, Jablanitsa, Iablanitsa, Jablanitza, Yablanitza, Iablanitza, etc.) is a town in central western Bulgaria, located in the westernmost part of Lovech Province. It lies at the foot of the Balkan Mountains, at 43°2′N 24°7′E / 43.033°N 24.117°E / 43.033; 24.117, 475 metres above sea level, and is the administrative centre of a municipality. Yablanitsa is situated 70 kilometres from the capital Sofia, near the Hemus motorway linking Sofia and Varna. It was proclaimed a town in 1968.

Yablanitsa is a noted confectionery production centre, particularly well-known for the local halva and Turkish Delight.

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Municipality

Yablanitsa is the administrative centre of Yablanitsa municipality (part of Lovech Province), which includes the following nine localities:

  • Batultsi
  • Brestnitsa
  • Dabravata
  • Dobrevtsi
  • Golyama Brestnitsa
  • Malak Izvor
  • Oreshene
  • Yablanitsa
  • Zlatna Panega

Yablanitsa districts

In Yablanitsa are located couple of districts - ex-villages: Shumnene, Devet Dola etc. One of the most beautiful district is Shumnene, located in the area of Dragoitsa just under a very popular Bulgarian Rock - the Venetsa. The area is known with the nice houses with its incredible panorama view on the whole Balkan and the rock. In nice and clear weather if you go top on the rock you can see also the river of Danube.

Honour

Yablanitsa Glacier on Smith Island, South Shetland Islands is named after Yablanitsa.

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