Rhodope Mountains
The Rhodopes /ˈrɒdəpiːz/ (Bulgarian: Родопи, Rodopi; Greek: Ροδόπη, Rodopi; Turkish: Rodop) are a mountain range in Southeastern Europe, with over 83% of its area in southern Bulgaria and ...
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Rhodope (regional unit)
Rhodope (Greek: Ροδόπη, Rodópi, [roˈðopi]) is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of East Macedonia and Thrace. Its name is derived from the Rhodope Mountains, which cove...
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Xanthi (regional unit)
Xanthi (Greek: Περιφερειακή ενότητα Ξάνθης) is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the Region of East Macedonia and Thrace. The capital is Xanthi. Together with the regional units R...
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Mosynopolis
Mosynopolis (Greek: Μοσυνόπολις), of which only ruins now remain, was a city in the Roman province of Rhodope that until the 9th century was known as Maximianopolis (Μαξιμιανούπολις) or, to disti...
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Turkish Union of Xanthi
The Turkish Union of Xanthi (Turkish: İskeçe Türk Birliği, Greek: Τουρκική Ένωση Ξάνθης) is one of the three most important organizations of the Turkish minority of Western Thrace. Founded in ...
Dospat (river)
The Dospat (Bulgarian: Доспат; Greek: Δεσπάτης, Despatis) is a river in the Western Rhodope Mountains, the most important tributary of the Mesta.It takes its source from Bulgaria, from the 164...
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Batak Reservoir
The Batak Reservoir (Bulgarian: язовир Батак) is located in the Rhodope Mountains and is the third largest in Bulgaria. It attracts many tourists and fishermen, and the resort Tsigov Chark was bui...
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Lyutitsa
26°3′46″E / 41.50250°N 26.06278°E / 41.50250; 26.06278Lyutitsa (Bulgarian: Лютица) is one of the largest and best preserved castles in the easternmost part of the Eastern ...
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Ustra
25°12′10″E / 41.45278°N 25.20278°E / 41.45278; 25.20278Ustra (Bulgarian: Устра) is a castle in the eastern Rhodope Mountains in southern Bulgaria. Its ruins lie 4 kilometr...
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Chepino Valley
The Chepino Valley (Bulgarian: Чепинска котловина, Chepinska kotlovina) or Chepino (Чепино) is the largest valley in the Rhodope Mountains in southern Bulgaria. It is situated along the course of ...
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Merope (region)
In the 14th-century Balkans, Merope (Greek: Μερόπη, Bulgarian: Меропа, Meropa) was a subregion of Thrace in modern northern Greece and southern Bulgaria. The region lay in the western and mid...
25th Armored Brigade (Greece)
The 25th Armored Brigade "2nd Cavalry Regiment Ephesus" is an armored brigade of the Greek Hellenic Army.
25th Armored Brigade in Xanthi, Thrace
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Lake Vistonida
Lake Vistonida (Greek: Λίμνη Βιστωνίδα, older form: Βιστωνίς, Bulgarian: Лагос, Буругьол Lagos or Burugyol, Turkish: Borugöl) is a lake in Porto Lagos, Xanthi regional unit, Greece. It is ...
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Trigrad Gorge
24°22′45″E / 41.61667°N 24.37917°E / 41.61667; 24.37917The Trigrad Gorge (Bulgarian: Триградско ждрело, pronounced [triˈɡradsko ʒdreˈlo]) is a canyon of vertical marble rocks ...
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Makaza
Makaza (Bulgarian: Маказа, Greek: Μακάζα), previously also known as Balkan Toresi, is a mountain pass in the Eastern Rhodope Mountains, connecting southernmost central Bulgaria with north-east...
Tatul
Tatul (Bulgarian: Татул, the local name for Datura stramonium) is a village in Momchilgrad municipality, Kardzhali Province located in the Eastern Rhodopes in southern Bulgaria. It is lies at 319 ...
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Dospat Reservoir
Dospat Reservoir (Bulgarian: язовир Доспат) is situated in the western part of the Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria. The reservoir (formed by a dam in the town of Dospat, 82 km (51 mi) west o...
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Asen's Fortress
Asen's Fortress (Bulgarian: Асенова крепост, Asenova krepost), identified by some researchers as Petrich (Петрич), is a medieval fortress in the Bulgarian Rhodope Mountains, 2–3 km south of t...
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Marvelous Bridges
The Marvelous Bridges or Wonderful Bridges (Bulgarian: Чудни[те] мостове, Chudni[te] mostove) are natural arches in the Rhodope Mountains of southern Bulgaria. They are located in the karst valley...
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Arda (Maritsa)
The Arda (Bulgarian: Арда, Arda, Turkish: Arda, Greek: Άρδας, Árdas) is a 290-kilometre (180 mi) long river in Bulgaria and Greece. It is a tributary of the Maritsa (Greek: Έβρος,...
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Republic of Tamrash
The Republic of Tamrash (Bulgarian: Тъмръшка република, Tǎmrǎška republika), also called the Pomak Republic, was a short-lived self-governing administrative structure of the Pomaks, living in the ...
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Golyam Perelik
Golyam Perelik (Bulgarian: Голям Перелик) is the highest peak in the Rhodope Mountains, situated 19 km to the west of Smolyan. It makes the Rhodopes the seventh highest Bulgarian mountain ran...
Momchil
Momchil (Bulgarian: Момчил, Greek: Μομ[ι]τζίλος or Μομιτζίλας; c. 1305 – 7 July 1345) was a 14th-century Bulgarian brigand and local ruler. Initially a member of a bandit gang in the bord...
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Shiroka Polyana
Shiroka Polyana (Bulgarian: Широка поляна) is a reservoir lake situated in the Western Rhodopes mountains in Bulgaria.The lake is situated 30 km south of Batak, on the road to Dospat. It is l...
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Krumovitsa
The Krumovitsa River is a river in the eastern Rhodope Mountains of Bulgaria. The river valley is formed by the Krumovitsa River and the Djushun River together with the surrounding low mountain slopes...
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Tsepina
Tsepina (Bulgarian: Цепина) was a castle and town in the western Rhodope mountains, southern Bulgaria, now in ruins. It is located at 6 km from the Dorkovo village in the north-eastern part of the...
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