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Valchi Dol

Valchi Dol
Вълчи дол

Orthodox church in Valchi Dol
Valchi Dol
Valchi Dol
Location of Valchi Dol

Coordinates: 43°24′N 27°33′E / 43.400°N 27.550°E / 43.400; 27.550

Country Bulgaria
Provinces
(Oblast)
Varna
Government
 • Mayor Veselin Vasilev
Elevation 270 m (890 ft)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 3,460
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 9280
Area code(s) 05131

Valchi Dol (Bulgarian: Вълчи дол [ˈvəltʃi ˈdɔl]; also transliterated Vulchi Dol or Vǎlči Dol) or Valchidol (Vulchidol, Vǎlčidol) is a town in northeastern Bulgaria, part of Varna Province. It is the administrative centre of Valchi Dol Municipality, which lies in the northwestern part of the Province. As of December 2009, the town has a population of 3,460 inhabitants.[1]

Valchi Dol is located at the watershed of the Dobruja, Varna and Shumen plateaux. Its name means "wolf's ravine" in Bulgarian, which is also reflected in its old Ottoman Turkish name, Kurtdere. Valchi Dol boasts the first diesel power plant among all villages in Bulgaria, installed in 1929. The village was proclaimed a town in 1974.

References

External links

  • Valchi Dol municipality website (Bulgarian)

Coordinates: 43°24′N 27°33′E / 43.400°N 27.550°E / 43.400; 27.550

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