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Shumen

Administration
Full nameShumen
Official nameShumen
Native nameШумен
CountryBulgaria
Province
(Oblast)
Shumen
Government
MayorKrasimir Kostov (BSP)
Geography
Elevation603.7 ft (184 m)
Demography
Total Population82,557|population_urban=95,070|population_footnotes= (Census February 2011)
Urban (pop.)95,070|population_footnotes=
Other information
Time zoneEET (UTC+2)
- Summer (DST)EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code9700
Area code054
License plate|H|blank_name=License plate|

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Shumen ( , also spelled Shoumen or Šumen) is the tenth-largest city in Bulgaria and capital of Shumen Province. In the period 1950 1965 it was called Kolarovgrad, after the name of the communist leader Vasil Kolarov. As of February 2011, the town has a population of 82,557 inhabitants.


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