Merichleri

Summary

Locator map of Merichleri in South-central Bulgaria.

Merichleri (Bulgarian: Меричлери) is a small town located in the Dimitrovgrad Municipality of Haskovo Province, within South-central Bulgaria. [1]

It is located near the Maritsa River, at 150 metres (490 ft) in altitude.[1] The population of the town was 2,011 residents, in 2006.

Features

Mineral springs

There are mineral springs in the locale, of healing and spa importance since the ancient Thracians. [1] The mineral water is mainly characterized as moderately mineralized hyper-thermal, and was used in ancient Greek and Thracian natural medicine for treatment of diseases and poisoning. [1] The contemporary natural medicine balneology resort facility is near the town center. [1]

Land art sculpture

The artist Dan Tenev created a huge Land art sculptural installation in Merichleri, titled Numerical Rows. It was completed in 2010.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e Portal of Bulgaria—Merichleri . accessed 6.1.2012

External links

  • Official Tourism Portal of Bulgaria: Merichleri — with slideshow & language options.

Coordinates: 42°08′N 25°30′E / 42.133°N 25.500°E / 42.133; 25.500