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Aksakovo Municipality (Aksakovo)

Aksakovo Municipality (Община Аксаково) is a municipality (obshtina) in Varna Province, Northeastern Bulgaria, located near the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast. It is named after its administrative centre – the town of Aksakovo.

The municipality embraces a territory of 472 km², bordering the Dobrich Province to the north, with a population of 21,919 inhabitants, as of December 2009. In the southernmost parts of the area is the eastern end of Hemus motorway which is planned to connect the port of Varna with the country capital – Sofia. Also there is situated Varna International Airport.

Aksakovo Municipality includes the following 23 places (towns are shown in bold):

 

Map - Aksakovo Municipality (Aksakovo)

Latitude / Longitude : 43° 15' 0" N / 27° 49' 0" E | Time zone : UTC+2:0 / UTC+3 | Currency : BGN | Telephone : 359  

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Bulgaria (България), officially the Republic of Bulgaria (Република България, tr. , ), is a country in Southeast Europe. It is bordered by Romania to the north, Serbia and North Macedonia to the west, Greece and Turkey to the south, and the Black Sea to the east. The capital and largest city is Sofia; other major cities are Plovdiv, Varna and Burgas. With a territory of 110994 km2, Bulgaria is Europe's 16th-largest country.

One of the earliest societies in the lands of modern-day Bulgaria was the Neolithic Karanovo culture, which dates back to 6,500 BC. In the 6th to 3rd century BC the region was a battleground for Thracians, Persians, Celts and ancient Macedonians; stability came when the Roman Empire conquered the region in AD 45. The Eastern Roman, or Byzantine, Empire lost some of these territories to an invading Bulgar horde in the late 7th century. The Bulgars founded the First Bulgarian Empire in AD 681, which dominated most of the Balkans and significantly influenced Slavic cultures by developing the Cyrillic script. This state lasted until the early 11th century, when Byzantine emperor Basil II conquered and dismantled it. A successful Bulgarian revolt in 1185 established a Second Bulgarian Empire, which reached its apex under Ivan Asen II (1218–1241). After numerous exhausting wars and feudal strife, the Second Bulgarian Empire disintegrated in 1396 and its territories fell under Ottoman rule for nearly five centuries.
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BGN Bulgarian lev лв 2
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TR Turkish language
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