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Dobrich

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Population about 116 308
Altitude 225 m
Postal Code 9300
Telephone Code 058
Website The official site of Municipality Dobrich (http://www.dobrich.org/)


Dobrich is a city of about 111 000 people. It is located in Southern Dobrudja, a region in northeastern Bulgaria. Its name derives from the name of one of its ancient rulers - boyar Dobrotitza. Throughout the centuries it was also known as Hadjioglu Bazardjik ( between 15th- 19th c.) and Tolbukhin (1949-1991). Nowadays, Dobrich is a district center and one of the biggest cities in northeastern Bulgaria (8th biggest city). Dobrich is known as the capital of 'Golden Dobrudja'. It is 512 km northeast of the capital Sofia, and 37 km southeast of Yovkovo, the frontier post at the border with Romania. Furthermore, it is conveniently located only 30 km from the Black Sea, close to a number of popular sea resorts including Albena, Kranevo, Golden Sands, Balchik, and Roussalka. Varna, a city of over 300 000 people, is approximately 50 km away.




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bg:Добрич de:Dobritsch tr:Hacıoğlu_Pazarcık

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