Veliko Tarnovo

What is Veliko Tarnovo known for?


people quot

(9.2%) Total: 68,883 Neighborhoods *"Buzludzha" (Bulgarian (Bulgarian language): "Бузлуджа") - 19,500 people *"Kolio Ficheto" or "Triagalnika" ("Кольо Фичето" "Триъгълника") - 17,000 people *"Shirok centar" ("Широк център") - 10,000 people *"Tsentar" ("Център") - 8000 people *"Zona B" ("Зона Б") - 8000 people *"Kartala" ("Картала") - 4800 people

*"Akatsia" ("Акация") - 3200 people *"Cholakovtsi" ("Чолаковци") - 4200 people *"Sveta gora" ("Света гора") - 3140 people *"Varusha North" ("Варуша Север") - 900 people *"Varusha South" ("Варуша Юг") - 300 people *"Asenov" ("Асенов") - 800 people *"Zona A" ("Зона А") - 200 people (also ville zone) *"Slanchev dom" ("Слънчев дом") - 80 people *"Veliko Tarnovo hills" - (being constructed) *ville zone "Derven" ("Дервен") - 80 people The ethnic composition of Veliko Tarnovo Municipality is 100,570 Bulgarians, 3,681 Turks and 595 Gypsies, among others. Education Higher education right 225px right thumb The Faculty of Fine Arts building of Veliko Tarnovo University (File:Veliko Tarnovo TodorBozhinov (9).JPG) Veliko Tarnovo has two universities, Veliko Tarnovo University (one of the biggest universities in Bulgaria) and Vasil Levski National Military University. The Veliko Tarnovo University currently has around 18,000 students. Vasil Levski National Military University is one of the oldest military universities in Bulgaria. Secondary education Veliko Tarnovo has four secondary schools: '''Secondary School Emiliyan Stanev''' (main subject: foreign languages), '''Secondary School Vela Blagoeva''' (main subject: informatics), '''Secondary School Georgi Sava Rakovski''' (main subject: sports) and '''Secondary School Vladimir Komarov'''. There are ten high schools: '''Vasil Drumev , ''Balduinova kula'') is a defensive tower located in the Bulgarian town of Veliko Tarnovo, in the southeast of the Tsarevets Fortress. terminus_b Varna (not constructed from Yablanitsa to Shumen, certain objects are under construction) cities Sofia, next to Botevgrad; Shumen, next to Varna (future: Pleven, Lovech, Veliko Tarnovo and Targovishte) established


theories place

Omurtag (815–831) built a "glorious home on Danube" and erected a mound in the middle of the distance between Pliska and his new building, according to his inscription kept in SS. Forty Martyrs Church (Holy Forty Martyrs Church, Veliko Tarnovo) in Veliko Tarnovo. The location of this edifice is unclear; the main theories place it at Silistra or at Păcuiul lui Soare. , ''Balduinova kula'') is a defensive tower located in the Bulgarian town of Veliko Tarnovo, in the southeast of the Tsarevets Fortress. terminus_b Varna (not constructed from Yablanitsa to Shumen, certain objects are under construction) cities Sofia, next to Botevgrad; Shumen, next to Varna (future: Pleven, Lovech, Veliko Tarnovo and Targovishte) established


title partnership

, ''Balduinova kula'') is a defensive tower located in the Bulgarian town of Veliko Tarnovo, in the southeast of the Tsarevets Fortress. terminus_b Varna (not constructed from Yablanitsa to Shumen, certain objects are under construction) cities Sofia, next to Botevgrad; Shumen, next to Varna (future: Pleven, Lovech, Veliko Tarnovo and Targovishte) established


made history

'' or 'champion', the second-highest level in the sumo ranking system behind only ''yokozuna (yokozuna (sumo)).'' On May 24, 2008 (2008 in sumo), Kotoōshū made history by becoming the first European sumo wrestler to win an Emperor's Cup. Upon


historical+science

, Biographical and bibliographical reference book, Sofia 1999, p. 122) Zlatarski is a historical objectivist (objectivism), close to the positivist school. He contributed significantly to the development of Bulgarian historical science by becoming the first professor of history at the Sofia University who conducted original research and by creating the field of Bulgarian medieval history proper. Between his first appointment at the university in 1893 and his death in 1935 he worked


Rostislav

in the environs of the capital Tărnovo (Veliko Tarnovo) and usurped the throne. In the process he married Michael Asen I's widow, the unnamed daughter of Rostislav Mihailovich, but he was unable to maintain himself on the throne. Rostislav advanced on Tărnovo from Belgrade, and Kaliman Asen II fled the capital. Rostislav returned home with his daughter and claiming the title of emperor of Bulgaria, while a brother-in-law of Michael Asen I, Mitso Asen took the throne. In the meantime, Kaliman


feature+scenes

, the Ancient Greek (Greek mythology) goddess of victory, who rises her sword high above. Portraits of Grand Duke Nicholas Nicolaievich (Grand Duke Nicholas Nicolaievich of Russia), Count Ignatiev (Nicholas Pavlovich Ignatiev) and the generals Joseph Vladimirovich Gourko and Mikhail Skobelev surround the group. Other bas-reliefs feature scenes from the Battle of Stara Zagora, the signing of the Treaty of San Stefano and the opening ceremony of the Constituent National Assembly (National Assembly of Bulgaria) in Veliko Tarnovo, as well as portraits of Petko Slaveykov, Stoyan Zaimov, Ivan Vazov, Stefan Stambolov and other prominent figures from the period. '''Malko Tarnovo''' ( , ''Balduinova kula'') is a defensive tower located in the Bulgarian town of Veliko Tarnovo, in the southeast of the Tsarevets Fortress. terminus_b Varna (not constructed from Yablanitsa to Shumen, certain objects are under construction) cities Sofia, next to Botevgrad; Shumen, next to Varna (future: Pleven, Lovech, Veliko Tarnovo and Targovishte) established


main cultural

, ''Balduinova kula'') is a defensive tower located in the Bulgarian town of Veliko Tarnovo, in the southeast of the Tsarevets Fortress. terminus_b Varna (not constructed from Yablanitsa to Shumen, certain objects are under construction) cities Sofia, next to Botevgrad; Shumen, next to Varna (future: Pleven, Lovech, Veliko Tarnovo and Targovishte) established


short battle

the body of Saint Sava from Tărnovo (Veliko Tarnovo), to the monastery of Mileševa in Serbia. Under the direct command of Major-General Mikhail Ivanovich Dragomirov, on the night of 27 28 June 1877 (N.S. (New Style)) the Russians constructed a pontoon bridge across the Danube at Svishtov. After a short battle in which the Russians suffered 812 killed and wounded, ''Bayonets before Bullets: The Imperial Russian Army, 1861–1914'', Bruce Menning, Indiana


great small

two places were historically related, or happen to have the same name. Examples: Stara Zagora and Nova Zagora (old new), Veliko Tarnovo and Malko Tarnovo (great small), Gorni Bogrov and Dolni Bogrov (upper lower). Tarnovo (Veliko Tarnovo) is a city in central northern Bulgaria and the capital of the medieval Second Bulgarian Kingdom (Second Bulgarian Empire). The glacier is named after Bishop Wulfila (Ulfilas) (311-383 AD) of Nicopolis ad Istrum

Veliko Tarnovo

'''Veliko Tarnovo''' ( is a city in north central Bulgaria and the administrative centre of Veliko Tarnovo Province.

Often referred to as the "''City of the Tsars''", Veliko Tarnovo is located on the Yantra River and is famously known as the historical capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire, attracting many tourists with its unique architecture. The old part of the city is situated on the three hills Tsarevets (Tsarevets (fortress)), Trapezitsa, and Sveta Gora, rising amidst the meanders of the Yantra (Yantra (river)). On Tsarevets are the palaces of the Bulgarian emperors and the Patriarchate, the Patriarchal Cathedral (Patriarchal Cathedral of the Holy Ascension of God), and also a number of administrative and residential edifices surrounded by thick walls.

Trapezitsa is known for its many churches and as the former main residence of the nobility. During the Middle Ages, the city was among the main European centres of culture and gave its name to the architecture of the Tarnovo Artistic School, painting of the Tarnovo Artistic School, and to literature. Veliko Tarnovo is an important administrative, economic, educational, and cultural centre of Northern Bulgaria.

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