Khaskovo

Khaskovo:

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, 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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Khaskovo

 

a city in southern Bulgaria and the capital of Khaskovo District. Population, 80,000 (1975). Khaskovo and the city of Dimitrovgrad form a single industrial agglomeration. Khaskovo produces equipment for the chemical, food-processing, and tobacco industries. The city has a food-processing industry. The Trakiia Tobacco Factory, one of Europe’s largest cigarette factories, is located in Khaskovo.

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