Veliko Tarnovo

What is Veliko Tarnovo known for?


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


main theories

, ''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


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


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


popular football

in Sector B at Vasil Levski Stadium (Vasil Levski National Stadium) Levski Sofia is one of the most popular football clubs in Bulgaria. Sector B (south stand) is home to Levski's supporters. Sector B are divided in groups : Sofia-West (Sofia), South Division (Sofia), Ultra Varna (Varna), Torcida Kyustendil (Kyustendil), Blue Junta (Sofia), Blue Huns (Pernik), HD Boys (Sofia), Old Capital Boys (Veliko Tarnovo), Blue Boyars (Veliko Tarnovo), Vandals (Pleven), Blue Warriors (Plovdiv), Varna Crew (Varna), Ultras Burgas (Burgas) and many others. right thumb 200px Monument to the Asen dynasty (of Cuman origin) in their capital Veliko Tarnovo (Image:Bulgarian Asen dynasty monument Veliko Tarnovo Klearchos.jpg), Bulgaria. Was responsible for establishing the Second Bulgarian Empire. Sculptor: prof. Krum Damianov Date of creation Some Russian historians, including M.N. Tihomirov, believe that ''Zadonshchina'' was written between 1383 and 1393. Tihomirov, M.N. Drevnyaya Moskva. Moscow, 1992. Some manuscripts mention that 160 years had passed since the Battle of the Kalka River, which happened in 1223. At the same time, there is a mention of a Bulgarian city Tyrnov (contemporary Veliko Tarnovo), which in 1393 was taken by the Turks (Ottoman Empire) and could not be mentioned as Orthodox (Eastern Orthodox Church) until the 19th century. * , ''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


extensive artistic

in the region, adding the neighborhoods of Akacia and Kartala to the town’s landscape. Veliko Tarnovo today Today, Veliko Tarnovo is the center of one of the largest urban areas in Bulgaria and is one of the few cities in the country with a growing population. It is a foremost educational and cultural center, and the home of two major universities and extensive artistic activity. The city is a leading tourist attraction, boasting a steady increase in visitors for the last two decades. During the same period, it has also consistently attracted foreign settlers, and today, the city and its surroundings have become the home of the largest foreign expat community in Bulgaria. Population According to the 2011 census, Veliko Tarnovo had a population of 68,783 as of February 2011, while the Veliko Tarnovo Municipality, including the villages, had 88,670. NSI, 2011 Population census in the Republic Of Bulgaria, p. 16 (Final data) The number of residents of the city reached its peak in the period 1986–1991, when it exceeded 70,000. The following table presents the change of the population after 1887. , ''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


artistic

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. Etymology The most widespread theory for the name's origin holds that its original names

in the region, adding the neighborhoods of Akacia and Kartala to the town’s landscape. Veliko Tarnovo today Today, Veliko Tarnovo is the center of one of the largest urban areas in Bulgaria and is one of the few cities in the country with a growing population. It is a foremost educational and cultural center, and the home of two major universities and extensive artistic activity. The city is a leading tourist attraction, boasting a steady increase in visitors for the last two decades. During

of the Middle ages . The crypt of the Alexander Nevski cathedral (Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Sofia) features an exhibition of a large collection of medieval icons. The earliest of those dates from around the 9th century AD. The Tarnovo Artistic School (Painting of the Tarnovo Artistic School), the mainstream of the Bulgarian fine arts and architecture between 13th and 14th centuries, takes its name from the capital and main cultural center of the Second


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


line history

1583&a2 1584&a3 1588#cont Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian towns in 2009 It forms a terminal for the Gorna Oryahovitsa-Elena railway line. History The area around Gabrovo, inhabited since the Neolithic, gained economic importance after Veliko Tarnovo became capital (Capital (political)) of the Second Bulgarian Empire in the 12th century. Craftsmanship and trade prospered due to the proximity to both the capital


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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