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Municipality Rudozem

Rudozem, Smolian, BulgariaMunicipality of Rudozem is situated in the most southeastern part of the Western Rodopi Mountains along the valleys of Arda, Chepinska and Elhovska river, and occupies an area of 191.3 sq. km. The municipality of Rudozem has common borders with the municipalities of Smolyan, Madan, Zlatograd, and with the Republic of Greece to the south. The municipality consists of 23 settlements (13 villages and 9 neighbourhoodes).
The average altitude is 700-800 m and the areas are mainly hilly and low mountainous. The relative share of forests on the whole territory of the municipality is less than 30 %. The forest fund is used mainly as a source of wood raw materials. The territory of the municipality is crossed by Arda, Chepinska and Elhovska rivers.
The climate is typical for mountains with average altitude.
On the territory of the municipality it is located an interesting rocky shape called "Kichika" which is 4 km away into the direction of the village of Chepinci; the ancient tree "Stariat Dub"(Old Oak) is 5 km away from the village of Vitina; the "Dupkata" Cave (the Hole) is to be found near the village of "Dobreva cheresha" (Dobreva`s cherry tree). 

Quick facts about Municipality Rudozem

In Bulgarian (Native transliteraion): Община Рудозем
Other transliteration(s): Rouduzem
Region: South-Central planing region of Bulgaria
District: Smolyan district
Municipality: Rudozem municipality
Latitude: 41.4830017
Longtitude: 24.8500004
Altitude: 6
Area Size: 191.3km2
Population: 11388 people (2005)

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News Municipality Rudozem (4) »

2010-01-19 32 hospitals cannot conclude contracts with National Healthcare Insurance Fund (Health)
2009-07-15 Rubella Cosmetics JSC Rudozem increased its sales on EU markets (Business)
2008-11-17 Dimov Dol mine near Rudozem is closing (Business)
2008-05-19 Greek delegation on a visit to Bulgaria’s Rudozem (Politics)

External links Municipality Rudozem

www.rudozem.net (Rudozem)
www.rudozem.com (Rudozem)
www.rudozemdnes.eu (Rudozem)
www.rudozem.bg (Rudozem)

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