Pirdop ( _bg. Пирдоп) is a town located in South-West
Bulgariaof Sofia Provincein the southeastern part of the Zlatitsa- Pirdop Valley at 670 m above sea level. It is surrounded by the BalkanRange to the north, Sredna GoraMountain to the south, and Koznitsaand Galabetssaddles to the east and west, respectively. The town has a population of 8,040.
The main economic activity is
non-ferrous metallurgy. The Pirdop copper smelterand refineryis the biggest in the Balkansand whole of South-Eastern Europe. It was privatized in in 1997 for $80,000,000 [cite web
title=Политическа икономия на раздържавяването в България
accessdate=2007-03-16] and is now owned by the
BelgianCumerio. It has a capacity of 160 000 tons and additional capacity of 180 000 tons worth €82,000,000 is being built. The factory also produces 830,000 tons of sulphuric acidand employs 1,420 workers. [cite web
title=Pirdop Cumerio Med
Pirdop is a centre of a small
municipalitywith 9,460 inhabitants. The territory of the municipality is crossed by main road I -6 Sofia- Bourgas, which is a part of the Republican road network, as well as by the Sub-Balkan railway line to Bourgas. The municipality consists of municipal center town of Pirdop and the village of Dushantsi. The town is the center of tourist routes to the BalkanRange and Sredna GoraMountain. There are some mountain huts conveniently located and equipped for visits. There are convenient roads leading to Doushantsi Dam Lake, Koufarita Bridge, the localities of Borova Gora, Bobyovitsa, Elensko and Kazanite, and others. Doushantsi Dam Lake on the Topolnitsa Riveris one of the most beautiful mountainous water reservoirs in Bulgaria. Although the accommodation facilities are insufficient, there are good opportunities for short vacations for recreation and sports fishing. There are also good conditions for water sports and attractions.
Pirdop Gateon Livingston Islandin the South Shetland Islands, Antarcticais named after Pirdop.
* [http://www.mybulgaria.info/about-Pirdop.html My Bulgaria - Pirdop Valley]
* [http://www.virtual-bulgaria.com/bulgaria/southwestern_bulgaria/65.cntns Virtual Bulgaria - Southwester Bulgaria]
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