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Town Dryanovo

Dryanovo MonasteryThe town of Dryanovo (Gabrovo district) is situated in the northern side of Fore-Balkan Mountains. amphitheatrically along the two banks of the Dryanovo River, a tributary to the Yantra River. The town is a centre of Dryanovo municipality, which is composed by 62 villages, hamlets and huts picturesquely spread out of the mountain folds. The population of the town is 9 707 inhabitants. Dryanovo has a favourable geographical position, it is situated 20 km away from Gabrovo, 24 km from Veliko Tarnovo, 17 km from Tryavna and about 30 km away from Sevlievo. The town lies on Russe-Veliko Tarnovo-Gabrovo - Shipka - Kazanlak - Stara Zagora highway and it is a station of the main railway thoroughfare, which links north and south part of Bulgaria.
Like all Balkan settlements, Dryanovo reaches its bloom at the time of the Renaissance. In 1883 it is announced a town. Masons and woodcarvers spread the fame of the town throughout Bulgaria and far away in the Turkish Empire.
In Dryanovo region were discovered the oldest traces of life on Balkan Peninsula- proofs for human presence from paleolithic epoch were descovered in Bacho Kiro cave, near Dryanovo monastery, situated in Andaka river valley. There were found numerous relics of ancient villages, fortresses, pillars with inscriptions and ornaments from Thracian and Roman times (Boruna and Diskoduratera fortresses).
People call Dryanovo "A town of centenarians" for the healthy climatic conditions prolong people`s life.

Quick facts about Town Dryanovo

In Bulgarian (Native transliteraion): Град Дряново
Other transliteration(s): Drianovo
Region: North-Central planing region of Bulgaria
District: Gabrovo district
Municipality: Dryanovo municipality
Latitude: 42.9830017
Longtitude: 25.4920006
Altitude: from 200 to 299
Distance by air to the capital city Sofia: 180.453km
Area Size: 28.096km2
Population: 8192 people (01/01/2007)

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News Town Dryanovo (5) »

2010-08-18 The hospitals in Dryanovo, Elena, General Toshevo, Sredets, Lyubimets, and Radomir become centres for post-hospital treatment (Health)
2009-06-17 Dryanovo Monastery of St. Achangel Michael (Culture)
2009-02-04 Last construction stage of ecological village Gesha Vue near Dryanovo started (Properties)
2008-07-17 Pleven industrial park project on hold (Business)
2008-07-17 Gas network deployment in Dryanovo to start `09 (Business)

External links Town Dryanovo

www.dryanovo.me (Dryanovo)
www.pulss.net (Dryanovo)
www.dryanovo.bg (Dryanovo)
www.dryanovo.hit.bg (Dryanovo)
dryanovo.net (Dryanovo)

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