Turgovishte

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Turgovishte

 

a city in Bulgaria; administrative center of Turgovishte District. Population, 40,000 (1975). Turgovishte, a transportation junction, produces accumulators and equipment for the food-processing industry. Canned goods and dairy and meat products are produced. There are also enterprises of the woodworking industry.

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