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Stranca

 

a mountain massif primarily in Turkey and also in Bulgaria in the eastern portion of the Balkan Peninsula. Length, approximately 150 km; elevation, 1,030 m (Mount Maya), Stranca is composed principally of crystalline schists and granites and, in the eastern part, of limestone. The northeast slope is covered with oak and beech forests with shrubby undergrowth and the southwest, with evergreen shrubs.

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More significant rains in the Rhodopes and Strandzha mountains.
Fresh protests started on 28 January in several Bulgarian cities against building permits issued at the Strandzha National Park in the South-East of the country.
The complex was controversial from the outset because it was built in the Strandzha national park, close to the road between the southern Black Sea villages of Tsarevo and Varvara, in a protected area meant to be free from construction.
The spider fauna of the Strandzha Mountain (South-East Bulgaria).
A festive concert will also take place with the performance of folk songs from the Strandzha Region.
Some archeologists hold that the areas where the dolmens are found, not only Sakar but also the Eastern Rhodopes and Strandzha, were occupied by the Odrisi, a Thracian tribe, agriculturalists (said also to have developed metallurgical skills, hence the precious metals legacy on display in Bulgarian museums) who lived variously in relatively large communal settlements and otherwise in much smaller villages.
Owners and land tenants in Strandzha Nature Park have embraced property that includes the only road to Silistar beach, bTV
Bulgartransgaz EAD unveiled the exploitation of the rehabilitated Strandzha compressor station and 2 new gas turbine units.
The cause of the fire is not clear yet, but it is possible that the forest was torched as a result of a fire made by illegal migrants as was the case a week ago near another village in Strandzha a Gramatikovo.
Four compressor stations in the gas transmission network - Strandzha, Lozenets, Ihtiman and Petrich - have been renovated, she added.
Bulgaria shares a 250-km land border with Turkey, part of it passing through rugged terrain in Strandzha Mountain.
State-owned gas grid operator Bulgartransgas has put into operation the key Strandzha compressor station following investment of BGN 70 M, the ministry said in a statement.