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

pl n
(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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This is an extremely big loss," she said, adding that the estimated BGN 2 billion that the country faces losing is not the final figure as if the disease crosses the Stara Planina mountain and reaches to south Bulgaria, the whole pig farming industry will ago to rack and ruina.
Serbia's Finance and Economy Ministry and the Stara Planina mountain tourism development public company have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Austria's Falkensteiner Michaeler Tourism Group AG (FMTG) on another investment in Serbia in the amount of E30 million.
A wish to skirt the harrowing hurry of the "highway" to the sea diverted us up into the mountains of south-eastern Bulgaria to Medven, a charming hamlet in the southern reaches of the Stara Planina.
Since it started the repurchase, the company has bought back more than 1.17 million shares, or 3% of its capital, at BGN6.05 on average.A number of other BSE-traded companies such as Stara Planina Hold also made repurchase moves to prop up their stock.
Stephane Lambert, of the British-run agency Stara Planina Properties, said: ``We have a significant amount of Scots buying in Bulgaria.
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For me this must be one of the key priorities, and all overwhelm in this direction will not be superfluous.Petya Avramova, Minister of Regional Development and Public Works: We all see that Bulgaria is different in the north and south of the ''Stara Planina'' ( ''Old''mountain).
I was at some point so reluctant to climb it, considering it substantially inferior to the likes of Vihren, Kutelo and Moussala, that I opted instead to return repeatedly to Pirin and Rila, scaling peaks there that I had already climbed, simply because I thought Stara Planina would be a total waste of my time.