Balkan Mountains


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Balkan Mountains

A major mountain range of southeast Europe extending about 560 km (350 mi) from eastern Serbia through central Bulgaria to the Black Sea. The Balkans are a continuation of the Carpathian Mountains and rise to 2,376 m (7,795 ft).
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Balkan Mountains

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(Placename) a mountain range extending across Bulgaria from the Black Sea to the eastern border. Highest peak: Mount Botev, 2376 m (7793 ft)
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Bal′kan Moun′tains


n.pl.
a mountain range extending from W Bulgaria to the Black Sea: highest peak, 7794 ft. (2370 m).
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Noun1.Balkan Mountains - the major mountain range of Bulgaria and the Balkan PeninsulaBalkan Mountains - the major mountain range of Bulgaria and the Balkan Peninsula
Balkan Peninsula, Balkans - a large peninsula in southeastern Europe containing the Balkan Mountain Range
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The maximum temperature at a height of 1200 meters - about 19 degrees, at 2000 meters - about 12, lower in the Balkan Mountains. On Thursday it will be windy and relatively cool.
The flowers, from the region located south of the Balkan Mountains sandwiched between the eastern part of the lower Sredna Gora chain to the south, were planted in the garden of the Presidential Palace in Bratislava on October 29."With these flowers we express the cordial relations Bulgarians have towards Slovaks," said Bulgarian Ambassador to Slovakia's Jordanka Chobanova, as quoted by the TASR newswire.Roses are the symbol of Bulgaria.
However, the countries that are considered part of the geopolitical region also include states that are largely situated north of those rivers, such as Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia, as well as Romania and Moldova, which are located mostly past the eastern slopes of the Balkan Mountains. Sometimes geopolitical representations of the Balkans also include Turkey, though not when it is shrewdly categorized as a non-European.
Siroki's 5700-capacity Pecara Stadium, which sits in a bowl beneath the Balkan mountains, was full to the brim, helped by the PS4.75 ticket prices.
The Balkan Mountains divide Bulgaria's north and south; the southern part shares some of the Mediterranean influence as Italy, while other terroir is similar to France.
John Pilkington's richly illustrated lecture will describe his five months exploring the Balkan mountains. The people he encountered left a lasting impression, including those who have been traumatised by brutal conflicts of the past, now creating a peaceful future.
At the bottom of the Balkan mountains near the border of Serbia, you will find another hidden treasure [ETH] a beautiful castle in the fairy tale location of Belogradchik where youOll also find the fortress of rocks.
Cape Emine is where the Balkan Mountains meet the sea.

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