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Galabovo is located in Bulgaria
Location of Galabovo
Country Bulgaria
Stara Zagora
 • Mayor Nikolay Tonev
Elevation 83 m (272 ft)
Population (2009-12-31)[1]
 • Total 8,404
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 6280
Area code(s) 0418

Galabovo (Bulgarian: Гълъбово , from гълъб galab, "dove" + -ovo) is a town in south-central Bulgaria, part of Stara Zagora Province. It is the administrative centre of the homonymous Galabovo Municipality. As of December 2009, the town has a population of 8,404 inhabitants.[1]

Galabovo 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.


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:


  1. ^ a b (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian towns in 2009

External links

  • Galabovo municipality website
  • Galabovo municipality at
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