Haskovo


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Haskovo

(häs`kōvō') or

Khaskovo

(khäs`kōvō'), city (1993 pop. 81,389), S Bulgaria, in an agricultural region noted for its tobacco. The city has one of Bulgaria's largest cigarette factories. Other industries include textiles and metalworking. A mineral spa is located nearby.
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Citizens of Bulgariaas town Haskovo in Southeast Bulgaria have initiated a petition against the pollution of the local drinking water with uranium, BNR reported.
The Bulgarian city of Haskovo and its Turkish sister city of Edirne are freezing ties over Haskovo's grant the name Armentsi ("Armenians") to a park located on its territory.The move, triggered by the Turkish side, was announced in official letter by Edirne Mayor Recep Gurkan, quoted by a Haskovo-based local news service Haskovo.net.Haskovo and Edirne are lying on the respective sides of the Bulgarian-Turkish border, each located dozens of kilometers from the frontier.
In a case of emergency, a 23 -year old Syrian refugee has given birth to a baby boy at a hospital in the Bulgarian town of Haskovo.
Five companies participating in the construction of the Maritsa Highway have been fined by the General Labor Inspectorate office in the southern district of Haskovo.
Authorities in Bulgaria's Haskovo region have started a controlled draining of the Elena reservoir, which suffered a fault during heavy precipitation in the beginning of last week.
A dam wall has burst near the southern Bulgarian village of Elena, located near the town of Haskovo, it emerged on Monday.