Smyadovo School 1.jpg
Smyadovo is located in Bulgaria
Location of Smyadovo
Coordinates: 43°04′N 27°01′E / 43.067°N 27.017°E / 43.067; 27.017
Province (Oblast)Shumen
 • MayorSevi Sevev
200 m (700 ft)
 (December 2009)[1]
 • Total4,036
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
Area code(s)05351

Smyadovo (Bulgarian: Смядово, pronounced [ˈsmʲadovo]; ISO transliterated Smjadovo) is a town in eastern Bulgaria, part of Shumen Province. It is the administrative centre of the homonymous Smyadovo Municipality, which lies in the southeastern part of the province. As of December 2009, the town has a population of 4,036 inhabitants.[1]

The operatic mezzo soprano Alexandrina Miltcheva was born in Smyadovo on 27 November 1934.

Smyadovo lies in the southeastern Danubian Plain, at the northern foot of the eastern Balkan Mountains. It was first mentioned in early Ottoman times (Evliya Çelebi mentions it as Smedovak) and was proclaimed a town in 1969.

Smyadovo Cove in Rugged Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is named after Smyadovo.


Smyadovo municipality covers an area of 354 square kilometres (of which 180 square kilometres arable) and includes the following 10 places:


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

External links

Media related to Smyadovo at Wikimedia Commons

  • Web page about Smyadovo (in Bulgarian)

Coordinates: 43°04′N 27°01′E / 43.067°N 27.017°E / 43.067; 27.017