Pleven

Pleven
Плевен
Coat of arms of Pleven
Coat of arms
Pleven is located in Bulgaria
Pleven
Pleven
Location of Pleven
Coordinates: 43°24′28″N 24°37′13″E / 43°24′28″N 24°37′13″E / 43.40778; 24.62028
CountryBulgaria
Province
(Oblast)
Pleven
Government
 • MayorGueorg Spartanski (Reformist Bloc, IMRO-BNM)
Area
 • City85 km2 (33 sq mi)
Elevation116 m (381 ft)
Population (Census February 2011)[1]
 • City106,954
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
 • Urban131,152
Time zoneEET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST)EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code5800
Area code(s)064
WebsiteOfficial website

Pleven (Bulgarian: Плевен pronounced [ˈplɛvɛn]) is the seventh most populous city in Bulgaria. Located in the northern part of the country, it is the administrative centre of Pleven Province, as well as of the subordinate Pleven municipality. It is the biggest economic center in Northwestern Bulgaria. At the end of 2015 its population is 99,628.

Internationally known for the Siege of Plevna of 1877, it is today a major economic centre of the Bulgarian Northwest and Central North and the third largest city of Northern Bulgaria after Varna and Rousse.

Name

The name comes from the Slavic word "plevnya" ("barn") or from "plevel", meaning "weed", which share the same root + the Slavic suffix or ending -en.

Other Languages
العربية: بلفن
armãneashti: Plevna
asturianu: Pleven
تۆرکجه: پلون
беларуская: Плевен
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Плевэн
български: Плевен
català: Plèven
čeština: Pleven
dansk: Pleven
Deutsch: Plewen
eesti: Pleven
Ελληνικά: Πλέβεν
español: Pleven
Esperanto: Pleven
euskara: Pleven
français: Pleven
galego: Pleven
한국어: 플레벤
Հայերեն: Պլևեն
hrvatski: Pleven
Bahasa Indonesia: Pleven
Ирон: Плевен
italiano: Pleven
עברית: פלבן
ქართული: პლევენი
қазақша: Плевен
latviešu: Plevena
lietuvių: Plevenas
lumbaart: Pleven
magyar: Plevna
македонски: Плевен
монгол: Плевен
Nederlands: Pleven (stad)
日本語: プレヴェン
norsk: Pleven
norsk nynorsk: Pleven
پنجابی: پلیوین
Piemontèis: Pleven
polski: Plewen
português: Pleven
română: Plevna
русский: Плевен
Scots: Pleven
shqip: Pleven
slovenčina: Pleven (mesto)
slovenščina: Pleven
српски / srpski: Плевен
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Pleven
suomi: Pleven
svenska: Pleven
Türkçe: Plevne
Türkmençe: Plewen
українська: Плевен
اردو: پلیوین
vepsän kel’: Pleven
Tiếng Việt: Pleven
Volapük: Pleven
Winaray: Pleven
粵語: 普列文
中文: 普列文