Vratsa


Also found in: Wikipedia.

Vratsa

(vrä`tsä), city (1993 pop. 76,947), NW Bulgaria, in the picturesque foothills of the Balkan Mts. It is a commercial and crafts center and a railway junction. Vratsa has textile, metal processing, building materials, and food processing industries. It was an administrative and garrison town under Ottoman Turkish rule (15th–19th cent.).

Vratsa

 

a city in northwestern Bulgaria, in the northern foothills of the Stara Planina (Balkan Mountains). Administrative center of the Vratsa district. Population, 48,000 (1969). It is a transportation junction. On the basis of local raw materials, the gas and cement industries are developing near Vratsa. A large-scale combine operates in Vratsa producing nitrogen fertilizers using the gas of the Chiren field. Vratsa also has a textile industry (cotton, silk, and hemp products), food and wood-processing enterprises, and machine building. In the center of Vratsa there is a monument to the poet-revolutionary Kristo Botev, who was killed near the city. The karstic Ledenica Cavern is in the Vratsa area.

References in periodicals archive ?
Tenders are invited for "Preparation of a cost-benefit analysis, budget and analysis regarding the costing of the activities in the project proposal of the Municipality of Vratsa in connection with its application under grant award procedure BG16M1OR002-2.
Bulgaria's Deputy Minister of Justice Evgeni Stoyanov opened a "blue room" in the Northern Bulgarian city of Vratsa for hearing of child victims and perpetrators of crimes, the Ministry of Justice announced on 22nd of February.
So, without actually knowing where to go on the weekend, some friends suggested that we ought to visit the Vratsa Balkan range, do some light hiking and explore the waterfalls and some of the cave systems.
Tenders are invited for "Preliminary (Preinvestment) Survey (PPI) and accompanying documents in connection with the application of the Municipality of Vratsa under grant award procedure BG16M1OR002-2.
Contract notice: exercise of construction supervision and control during execution of construction and assembly works on sites implemented by the municipality of vratsa in 2018
The largest increase of the water price was planned for Yambol and Vratsa.
Contract award notice: Delivery of medicinal products by separate positions for the needs of the hospital "hristo botev" jsc - vratsa
The biggest - by 20% - is the increase in water in Yambol, as well as in Vratsa - by 13%.
of sites: "Renovation and modernization of the pedestrian zone in the central part of Vratsa - zones 3, 4, 5 and 6 in the section of" Pop Sava " Katrafilov "next to" Krastyo Bulgareta "Str.
More expensive drinking water for the subscribers in Vratsa, Bourgas and Yambol.
TheA protests in the hospital in the city of Vratsa, North-West Bulgaria, continue for eighth consecutive day.
Contract notice: ensuring after-warranty full servicing and repair of the official vehicles of the asa, provided for use by the regional department of rescue service - vratsa and the nga on the territory of vratsa district