Girish Mahajan

Elena Municipality

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Country  Bulgaria
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar)  Elena
Area  671.4 km²
Province (Oblast)  Veliko Tarnovo
Time zone  EET (UTC+2)
Population  10,407 (Dec 2009)
Elena Municipality

Elena Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Елена) is a municipality (obshtina) in Veliko Tarnovo Province, Central-North Bulgaria, located on the northern slopes of the central Stara planina mountain in the area of the so-called Fore-Balkan. It is named after its administrative centre, the town of Elena. It includes a territory of 671,39 km² with a population of 10,407 inhabitants, as of December 2009.


Map of Elena, Bulgaria

The area is best known for its Bulgarian National Revival atmosphere preserved in its main town. Chumerna peak (1536 meters above sea level) in the Elena-Tvarditsa range is the highest point in the province.


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The following table shows the change of the population during the last four decades.


Elena Municipality Wikipedia

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