Kazanluk

Kazanluk

(kä'zänlək`), town (1993 pop. 60,019), central Bulgaria, in the Kazanluk valley, a region famous for its rose fields. Kazanluk developed in the 17th cent. as a manufacturing center for attar of roses. Other manufactures include textiles and musical instruments. The Kazanluk valley is also noted for its many ancient Thracian tombs and other sites, and is known as the Valley of the Thracian Kings.

Kazanluk

 

a city in the central part of Bulgaria, in Stara Zagora District. Situated in the Kazanluk Basin, on the southern slopes of the Stara Planina (Balkan Mountains), beyond Shipka Pass. Population, 50,000 (1969). Industry includes machine building (machine tools and hydraulic équipement), textiles, food processing, and wood products. In the surrounding region are plantations where the world-famous Kazanluk rose is grown, and the city has an experimental station for the study of essential-oil crops.

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The reason for this is hidden in the high qualities of the Bulgarian Kazanluk rose ("Kazanlashka roza"), a special type, that was cultivated in the region after many years of development.
In his short time here he has already visited Varna several times as well as Plovdiv, Pleven, Stara Zagora, Nova Zagora, Sozopol, Bansko, Nessebur, Veliko Turnovo, Kazanluk, the valley of Thracian kings and Koprivshtitsa as well as the monasteries of Rila, Bachkovo and Troyan.
The production technique originated in Persia then spread through Arabia and India, but nowadays about 70 per cent to 80 per cent of production is in the Rose Valley near Kazanluk in Bulgaria, with some production in Qamsar in Iran and Germany.
The first Baptist church established within the territory of present-day Bulgaria was in the town of Kazanluk in central Bulgaria.
On July 26, 2006, the Kazanluk mosque was set on fire by a torch thrown through a window.
Contract notice: Carrier selection for award of the obligation to perform public service for public transport on the lines of the established regional and national transport system, a quota of kazanluk municipality.
Exhibition by the artists of Kazanluk '85 group - Opens July 7, until July 19
It is a considerable expansion of interest for someone to whom books and articles on somewhat more conventional (for the Bulgaria of the times) topics are credited: Thracian tomb murals at Kazanluk, the Four Gospels of Tsar Ivan Assen, relations between Britain and the Ottoman Empire.
On January 10, Bulgaria's veterinary authorities banned the trade in meat and milk in seven regions because of the foot-and-mouth outbreak, and blocked the movement of animals and animal products from the regions of Bourgas, Varna, Shoumen, Sliven, Yambol, Haskovo and Kazanluk.
It is five km south of Kazanluk and attracts tourists with one of the most ancient Thracian shrines--the Megalith (The Goddess' Gate), a cult complex built from massive, oddly arranged stone pieces.
They are the result of a month-long plein air session that Katarzyna hosted in the summer of 2008 for some 15 local artists, including students from the Kazanluk arts high school.