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Full namePleven
Official namePleven
Native nameПлевен
MayorNayden Zelenogorski (UDF)
see List of mayors of Pleven
Elevation380.6 ft (116 m)
Total Population106011 (Census February 2011)
Urban (pop.)129781
Other information
Time zoneEET (UTC+2)
- Summer (DST)EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code5800
Area code064

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Pleven ( -mkˈplɛvɛnpron) 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. As of February 2011, the city has a population of 106,011 inhabitants.

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.

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