Kaspichan

Summary

Kaspichan

Каспичан
Kaspichan is located in Bulgaria
Kaspichan
Kaspichan
Location of Kaspichan
Coordinates: 43°19′N 27°10′E / 43.317°N 27.167°E / 43.317; 27.167Coordinates: 43°19′N 27°10′E / 43.317°N 27.167°E / 43.317; 27.167
CountryBulgaria
Provinces
(Oblast)
Shumen
Government
 • MayorValeri Valkov (independent)
Elevation
106 m (348 ft)
Population
 (December 2009)[1]
 • Total3,260
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
9930
Area code(s)05327
License plateH
Websitehttp://www.kaspichan.org/]

Kaspichan (Bulgarian: Каспичан) is a town in central northeastern Bulgaria, part of Shumen Province. It is located in the eastern Danubian Plain, some 70 km from the major Black Sea port Varna and around 120 km from the key Danube ports of Ruse and Silistra. As of December 2009, the town has a population of 3,260 inhabitants.[1]

Kaspichan is an important railway junction linking Varna with Sofia and Russe, Sofia both through a railway line and the Hemus motorway.

Municipality

Kaspichan is the administrative centre of Kaspichan municipality (part of Shumen Province), which includes the following nine places with a total population of 9,822 (as of 2005):

  • Kaspichan
  • Kaspichan (village)
  • Kosovo
  • Kyulevcha
  • Markovo
  • Mogila
  • Pliska
  • Varbyane
  • Zlatna Niva

Honour

Kaspichan Point on Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is named after Kaspichan.

References

  1. ^ a b (in English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian towns in 2009 Archived November 13, 2010, at the Wayback Machine

External links

  • Kaspichan municipality website (in Bulgarian)