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).

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)

Bal′kan Moun′tains


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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 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.
The Pass of the Republic, the mountain pass in the Balkan Mountains connecting Veliko Tarnovo and Gurkovo, is still closed for traffic.
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.
Various peaks of the Balkan Mountains -- which divide the country into two -- are excellent for mountaineering and skiing.
It has initiated a breeding programme for the griffon and black vultures for restoration of their populations in their former ranges in Bulgaria and especially in the Balkan Mountains.
com Native to the Balkan Mountains, feverfew has been used for over two millennia as a traditional herbal medicine to prevent migraines.

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