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Town of Septemvri

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Septemvri (September in English) is located in South Bulgaria and is one of the main municipalities in Pazardzhik region. Septemvri municipality comprises 15 villages with 29 533 inhabitants.

The town is situated in close proximity to town of Belovo and is an administrative centre of the municipality. It is 21km away West from city of Pazardzhik.

History

Four Thracian mounds and traces of two ancient settlements - emporion Pistiros and an Roman town that lays on Trayan's Drum were discovered near the town. It has succeeded as an Old Bulgarian settlement, which was destroyed in the late 14th century during the Ottoman onslaught. The town was rebuilt in the end of the 15th century under the Turkish name of Sara Khan bey, and carried this name until 1949.
Septemvri developed into a typical railway town following the construction of the Haskovo-Belovo railway line in 1873 and later, a narrow-gauge line to the Rhodopi mountain town of Dobrinishte in 1945.


 
economics


Town of Septemvri is located next to Trakia highway in Velingrad and Bansko directions, which is a key location in this region. There is a modern certificated herb production factory that makes medicines by the recipes of Dr Milko Toskov. In the town can be found a spacious railway station, Hebros Vinprom wine factory /which has the biggest amount of exported wines for Russia/, Pobeda wood processing enterprise and an axle shaft repair factory. The town is financially supported by Beautiful Bulgaria project, which helps the Bulgarian towns to beautify their downtowns.


 
culture


Children ensemble for folk songs and dances was established in the autumn of 1985 in Probuda community centre, town of September. Probuda community centre was established in 1935 by bright and courteous people. The community centre has been working since its establishment and has managed to keep and develop everything valuable and good left by our ancestors.

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