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A hotel in Blagoevgrad is an establishment that provides lodging paid on a short-term basis. Facilities provided may range from a basic bed and storage for clothing, to luxury features like en-suite bathrooms. Larger in Blagoevgrad hotels may provide additional guest facilities such as a swimming pool, business centre, childcare, conference facilities and social function services. Hotel rooms in Blagoevgrad are usually numbered (or named in some smaller hotels and B&Bs) to allow guests to identify their room. Some Blagoevgrad hotels offer meals as part of a room and board arrangement. Hotel operations vary in size, function, and cost. Most Blagoevgrad hotels and major hospitality companies that operate hotels in Blagoevgrad have set widely accepted industry standards to classify hotel types. General categories include the following:

Upscale luxury hotels in Blagoevgrad
An upscale full service hotel facility in Blagoevgrad that offers luxury amenities, full service accommodations, on-site full service restaurant(s), and the highest level of personalized and professional service. Luxury Blagoevgrad hotels are normally classified with at least a Four Diamond or Five Diamond status or a Four or Five Star rating depending on classification standards.

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Boutique hotels of Blagoevgrad are smaller independent non-branded hotels that often contain upscale facilities of varying size in unique or intimate settings with full service accommodations. Blagoevgrad boutique hotels are generally 100 rooms or less. Some historic inns and boutique hotels in Blagoevgrad may be classified as luxury hotels.

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Small to medium-sized hotel establishments that offer a limited amount of on-site amenities that only cater and market to a specific demographic of Blagoevgrad travelers, such as the single business traveler. Most Blagoevgrad focused or select service hotels may still offer full service accommodations but may lack leisure amenities such as an on-site restaurant or a swimming pool.

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Small to medium-sized Blagoevgrad hotel establishments that offer a very limited amount of on-site amenities and often only offer basic accommodations with little to no services, these facilities normally only cater and market to a specific demographic of travelers, such as the budget-minded Blagoevgrad traveler seeking a "no frills" accommodation. Limited service Blagoevgrad hotels often lack an on-site restaurant but in return may offer a limited complimentary food and beverage amenity such as on-site continental breakfast service.

Guest houses and B&Bs in Blagoevgrad
A bed and breakfast in Blagoevgrad is a small lodging establishment that offers overnight accommodation and inclusive breakfast. Usually, Blagoevgrad bed and breakfasts are private homes or family homes offering accommodations. The typical Blagoevgrad B&B has between 4 and 11 rooms, with 6 being the average. Generally, guests are accommodated in private bedrooms with private bathrooms, or in a suite of rooms including an en suite bathroom. Some homes have private bedrooms with a bathroom which is shared with other guests. Breakfast is served in the bedroom, a dining room, or the host's kitchen. Often the owners of guest house themselves prepare the breakfast and clean the rooms.

Hostels in Blagoevgrad
Blagoevgrad hostels provide budget-oriented, sociable accommodation where guests can rent a bed, usually a bunk bed, in a dormitory and share a bathroom, lounge, and sometimes a kitchen. Rooms can be mixed or single-sex, although private rooms may also be available. Hostels are often cheaper for both the operator and occupants; many Blagoevgrad hostels have long-term residents whom they employ as desk agents or housekeeping staff in exchange for experience or discounted accommodation.

Apartment hotels, extended stay hotels in Blagoevgrad
Extended stay hotels are small to medium-sized Blagoevgrad hotels that offer longer term full service accommodations compared to a traditional hotel. Extended stay hotels may offer non-traditional pricing methods such as a weekly rate that cater towards travelers in need of short-term accommodations for an extended period of time. Similar to limited and select service hotels, on-site amenities are normally limited and most extended stay hotels in Blagoevgrad lack an on-site restaurant.

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Blagoevgrad
Благоевград
Skyline of Blagoevgrad
Coat of arms of Blagoevgrad
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Blagoevgrad is located in Bulgaria
Blagoevgrad
Blagoevgrad
Location of Blagoevgrad
Coordinates:  / 42.017; 23.100  / 42.017; 23.100
Country Bulgaria
Province
(Oblast)
Blagoevgrad
Municipality Blagoevgrad
Government
• Mayor Atanas Kambitov (GERB)
Area
• City 28.909 km (11.162 sq mi)
Elevation 410 m (1,350 ft)
Population (Census February 2011)
• City 70,881
• Density 2,500/km (6,400/sq mi)
• Urban 81,978
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
• Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 2700
Area code(s) 073
Climate Cfa
Website Official website

Blagòevgrad (Bulgarian: Благо̀евград) is а city in southwestern Bulgaria, the administrative centre of Blagoevgrad Municipality and of Blagoevgrad Province, with a population of 70,881 inhabitants (as of 2011). It lies on the banks of the Blagoevgradska Bistritsa River.

The city is the economic and cultural centre of southwestern Bulgaria. It is located in the valley of the Struma River at the foot of the Rila Mountains, 101 kilometres (63 miles) south of Sofia, close to the border with the Republic of Macedonia. Blagoevgrad features a pedestrian downtown with preserved 19th-century architecture and numerous restaurants, cafes, coffee shops, and boutiques.

Blagoevgrad is home to two universities, the South-West University "Neofit Rilski" and the American University in Bulgaria. The city hosts also the "Sts. Cyril and Methodius National Humanitarian High School", the former Bulgarian Men's High School of Thessaloniki moved from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad (then Gorna Dzhumaya) in 1913. Attractions in the surrounding area include the resort Bodrost.

Blagoevgrad: Name

The name Blagoevgrad is a recent construct from Blagoev + the Slavic suffix -grad, "Blagoev's city". Blagoev is from the Bulgarian personal name Blagoy, from blag, "sweet, figuratively- gentle and kind". Named after Bulgarian Workers' Social Democratic Party founder Dimitar Blagoev, a refugee from Greek Macedonia.

Blagoevgrad: Climate

The climate is transitional continental with a strong Mediterranean influence, due to air masses that enter from the south valley of the Struma river. The city is protected from cold northerly winds due to the natural barrier of the high hills of Rila massif and the village of Belo pole. Mountain breeze descends from Rila along the river Bistritsa bringing cool air during hot summer days. Wind is moderate - 1.6 meters per second. Thanks to the many mountain forests around the town and the lack of industrial pollution, the air is clean in Blagoevgrad. Winter is mild, brief and marked by little to no snowfall. The average temperature in January is 0.6 °C (33 °F). Summers are long and dry, with a small amount of rainfall. The average July and August temperature is 24 °C (75 °F) and the maximum temperature measured in Blagoevgrad is 44.6 °C (112 °F). The average annual temperature is around 13 °C (55 °F).

Climate data for Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria (2002-2012)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 6.7
(44.1)
8.9
(48)
14.0
(57.2)
20.0
(68)
24.6
(76.3)
28.5
(83.3)
31.6
(88.9)
31.9
(89.4)
27.0
(80.6)
20.6
(69.1)
13.7
(56.7)
8.0
(46.4)
19.6
(67.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) 1.5
(34.7)
2.8
(37)
7.8
(46)
13.1
(55.6)
18.1
(64.6)
21.7
(71.1)
24.2
(75.6)
24.1
(75.4)
20.0
(68)
14.1
(57.4)
8.7
(47.7)
3.0
(37.4)
13.2
(55.8)
Average low °C (°F) −2.8
(27)
−2.3
(27.9)
1.6
(34.9)
6.2
(43.2)
10.6
(51.1)
14.0
(57.2)
15.8
(60.4)
15.7
(60.3)
12.5
(54.5)
7.6
(45.7)
3.7
(38.7)
−1.1
(30)
6.8
(44.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 42
(1.65)
37
(1.46)
35
(1.38)
50
(1.97)
58
(2.28)
67
(2.64)
42
(1.65)
31
(1.22)
35
(1.38)
50
(1.97)
63
(2.48)
49
(1.93)
560
(22.05)
Average snowy days 7 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 17
Mean monthly sunshine hours 90 122 173 229 276 319 328 322 228 166 111 71 2,435
Source: Stringmeteo.com

Blagoevgrad: History

Petition to Roman Emperor Gordian III from the inhabitants of ancient Scaptopara

An ancient Thracian settlement called Scaptopara (market town in Thracian, Σκαπτοπάρα in Greek) emerged on the site around 300 BC and was later conquered by the Roman Empire. The settlement was known for the hot springs in the vicinity. Although the history of the settlement in the Middle Ages is unknown, during the Ottoman rule of the Balkans it became a Muslim-majority town called Cuma-ı Bala, meaning Upper Juma in Persian and Ottoman Turkish. A Bulgarian quarter called Varosha was formed during the Bulgarian National Revival, with many of its typical houses and the Church of the Presentation of the Mother of God from 1844 being preserved to this day. A chitalishte was founded in 1866 and the Balkan Wars of 1912-1913 saw the liberation of the area from Ottoman rule and its integration in the Bulgarian state. Before the Balkan Wars, Cuma-ı Bala was bounded as kaza to Serez sandjak in Selanik vilayet.

In 1900, according to Vasil Kanchov the population of the town numbered 6440 people, of whom 1250 were Bulgarians, 4500 Turks, 250 Vlachs, 200 Roma, 180 Jews and 60 Greeks. During that time most of the Turks lived in the city and the Bulgarians lived in the surrounding villages. Many refugees from Greek and Vardar Macedonia arrived in the town in the subsequent decades as the town, then known as Gorna Dzhumaya (a partial translation of the Ottoman name), continued to grow in size and importance. The name Gorna Dzhumaya ( Горна Джумая; "Upper Dzhumaya") distinguishes the town from Dolna Dzhumaya (Долна Джумая; "Lower Dzhumaya", "Cuma-i Zir" in Turkish) to the south, today called Irakleia and located in Serres regional unit, Macedonia, Greece.

The town was renamed Blagoevgrad in 1950.

Blagoevgrad: Economy

Because of the large number of students (partly due to the South-West University and the American University in the city), its cross-road location, nature and number of social factors, the city has relatively well developed economy. There are many clothing stores, cafes, and restaurants. The district has the sixth largest economy in Bulgaria, for its share of the GDP, after the more industrial districts of Sofia City, Varna, Sofia District, Plovdiv, and Burgas. The number of people registered as unemployment is slightly below 10%, less than the average for the country.

Industries of interest:

  1. Food and tobacco processing industries - Animal products, fruit, vegetables, tobacco, and liquor production. High export potential.
  2. Textile industry - Foreign investors have helped the development of many firms that produce ready-made clothing.
  3. Timber and furniture industries - The easy access to local resources makes gives that branch perspectives for development. There are open foreign markets for furniture. Increasing interest of foreign investors.
  4. Iron processing and machinery industry - Firms specialize mainly in production of metal constructions and details. Radio-electronic equipment and other electronic communication components are being produced.
  5. Construction materials industry - The terrain characteristics are suitable for the extraction of certain minerals, used in construction. Marble is extracted at numerous locations in Sandanski municipality, Koprivlen, Petritch, Strumiani.
  6. Other - Tourism, pharmaceuticals, plastics, paper, shoes.

Blagoevgrad: Building

The town is very attractive to investors, both foreign and native. It is no coincidence that Blagoevgrad is the third largest city by number of building permits. Blagoevgrad is growing and the small bordering villages of Elenovo and Strumsko are now considered part of it. Recently there was a major overhaul of the city park and a new bridge was built.

Currently the city has 7 hypermarkets: Metro, Technopolis, Technomarket Europe, Mr. Bricolage, Billa, Kaufland, and Lidl.

Blagoevgrad panorama

Blagoevgrad: Population

Blagoevgrad: Ethnic linguistic and religious composition

According to the 2011 census, the individuals declared their ethnic identity were distributed as follows:

  • Bulgarians: 62,674 (95.6%)
  • Romani: 1,813 (2.8%)
  • Turks: 123 (0.2%)
  • Others: 684 (1.0%)
  • Indefinable: 271 (0.4%)
    • Undeclared: 5,316 (7.5%)

Total: 70,881

Blagoevgrad: Sports

Generally, sports are well developed, but the town's traditionally strong sports, handball and basketball, have been in financial crisis and without representation in the national leagues in years past (only supporting children and youth ensembles).

The crisis in basketball and handball provides others with the opportunity to pick up pace. Taekwon-Do, in the form of "Falcon" club has given Blagoevgrad and Bulgaria multiple European and World Championship medals, including a European Championship in 2004 (Todor Kozladerov). Baseball is a little-known sport in Bulgaria but it thrives in Blagoevgrad. The local team's name is the "Buffaloes" and its manager is Yassen Nedelchev, who also serves as the Bulgarian Baseball Federation's president. In 2010, the "Blagoevgrad Buffaloes" won their 17th National title (in 18 attempts).

The town has two multi-purpose sports halls, the second was opened in 2007, it has a capacity of over 1000 seats and meets all requirements of the International Federation of handball, basketball and volleyball, a game area may be used for competitions Rhythmic gymnastics and martial arts. The town has three well-maintained complexes for tennis, a football stadium, six small playgrounds for football, an Olympic size swimming pool, a go-cart track and one of the best games of baseball in the Balkans. In 2008 construction began on a new sports complex at the South-West University "Neofit Rilski" for the needs of its students.

Despite the well-developed infrastructure for the sports facilities, Blagoevgrad citizens often use the public space of Bachinovo park in order to jog, commit to sports activities, such as football, rugby, and frisbee and develop the community sports environment, typical for post-Soviet culture of Bulgaria.

The new facility of AUBG, the ABF center serves as occasional facilitator of the national volleyball training and competitions.

Blagoevgrad: Football

Footballer Dimitar Berbatov is from Blagoevgrad

Blagoevgrad has given Bulgaria and world football talents such as Dimitar Berbatov and regularly feeds the wealthy football clubs. Local team investment is lacking.

At present there are four in Blagoevgrad acting male clubs, three of which bear the name "Pirin". The "A" group is PFC Pirin Blagoevgrad. Pirin Authentic, then discard it in "B" group in 2005 due to obligations to Social Security, was usurped by a group of businessmen D15, and then failed to return to professional football during the 2008/09 season and will play in the Western B Group . Pirin 2001 - the team owned by former international Ivaylo Andonov, competed in the Southwestern 'B' group. In the championship of the Blagoevgrad District League (zone "Bistriţa") features one Blagoevgrad football team - FC Athletic.

Women's football is represented by the football club Sportika - a participant in the National Championship for Women

Blagoevgrad: Arts and Culture

Francofolies Blagoevgrad is the host of the most important francophone music festival "Francofolies", which takes place annually in only few other locations: La Rochelle, France; Montreal, Canada, Spa, Belgium. The festival has attracted some big names, including French pop singers Patrick Bruel, Patricia Kaas, Zaz, rapper Fefe, and the groups Nouvelle Vague and Gypsy Kings.

Bansko International Jazz Festival Blagoevgrad is also one hour away from the prestigious Bansko Jazz Festival. which takes place every year in August. Former participants of Bansko Jazz Fest include Jamie Davis, Joss Stone, and Vasil Petrov.

Bulgarian National Radio Awards Blagoevgrad was also chosen by the BNR to host its annual awards show, which brought to the city Bulgaria's greatest musical talents. The recently inaugurated Art Salon of Radio Blagoevgrad is the host of monthly art shows, book opening presentations and exhibits.

Blagoevgrad: International relations

See also: List of twin towns and sister cities in Bulgaria

Blagoevgrad: Twin towns – Sister cities

Blagoevgrad is twinned with:

  • United States Auburn, United States
  • Republic of Macedonia Prilep, Republic of Macedonia
  • Greece Serres, Greece
  • Russia Akademgorodok, Russian Federation
  • Sweden Lund, Sweden
  • Hungary Székesfehérvár, Hungary
  • Georgia (country) Batumi, Georgia
  • Slovakia Žilina, Slovakia

Blagoevgrad: Main Sights

  • Old Town, the Varosha Quarter
  • Drama Theatre "N. Vaptsarov"
  • Blagoevgrad History Museum
  • Blagoevgrad Opera House
  • Historic House Museum "Georgi Izmirliev"
  • Park "Bachinovo"
  • Park "Skaptopara"
  • Aqua park Blagoevgrad
  • Blagoevgrad zoo
  • Cross site

Blagoevgrad: Honours

Blagoevgrad Peninsula in Graham Land, Antarctica is named after the city, and Skaptopara Cove in Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is named after its ancient ancestor Skaptopara.

Blagoevgrad: References

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  3. Васил Кънчов. „Македония. Етнография и статистика“. София, 1900, стр.191.
  4. (Bulgarian) Population on 01.02.2011 by provinces, municipalities, settlements and age; National Statistical Institute Archived September 8, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. Population by province, municipality, settlement and ethnic identification, by 01.02.2011; Bulgarian National Statistical Institute Archived 2013-04-05 at WebCite (Bulgarian)
  6. Таекуон-До клуб "Фолкън" Благоевград
  7. http://francofoliesbg.com/
  8. http://www.banskojazzfest.com/en
  9. http://bnr.bg/blagoevgrad
  10. Blagoevgrad twinning
  11. Bozsoki, Agnes. "Partnervárosok Névsora Partner és Testvérvárosok Névsora" [Partner and Twin Cities List]. City of Székesfehérvár (in Hungarian). Archived from the original on 2012-12-08. Retrieved 2013-08-05.
  12. "Žilina - oficiálne stránky mesta: Partnerské mestá Žiliny [Žilina: Official Partner Cities]". © 2008 MaM Multimedia, s.r.o.. Retrieved 2008-12-11.
  13. Blagoevgrad Peninsula. SCAR Composite Antarctic Gazetteer.
  14. Skaptopara Cove. SCAR Composite Antarctic Gazetteer.
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