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Stara Zagora

Full nameStara Zagora
Official nameStara Zagora
Native nameСтара Загора
ProvinceStara Zagora
Established106 AD
MayorSvetlin Tanchev
Total Area33113.4 sq mi (85786 km2)
Elevation643 ft (196 m)
Total Population136363 (Census February 2011)
Density (pop.)1590/km2 (4118.1/sq mi)
Urban (pop.)157831
Other information
Time zoneEET (UTC+2)
- Summer (DST)EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code6000
Area code042

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Stara Zagora ( ) is the sixth largest city in Bulgaria, and a nationally important economic center. Located in Southern Bulgaria, it is the administrative capital of the homonymous Stara Zagora Province. As of February 2011, the city has a population of 136,363 inhabitants.

According to Operative Program Regional Development of Bulgaria the agglomeration of Stara Zagora is the fifth largest in Bulgaria and has a population of 213,444 inhabtans (page 39).

Stara Zagora is known as the city of straight streets, linden trees, and poets.

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