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Coat of arms of Pleven
Pleven is located in Bulgaria
Location of Pleven
Pleven is located in Balkans
Pleven (Balkans)
Pleven is located in Europe
Pleven (Europe)
Coordinates: 43°24′28″N 24°37′13″E / 43.40778°N 24.62028°E / 43.40778; 24.62028
 • MayorDr.Valentin Hristov (GERB)
 • City85 km2 (33 sq mi)
116 m (381 ft)
 • City90,209
 • Urban
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
Area code064
Vehicle registrationEH
WebsiteOfficial website

Pleven (Bulgarian: Плèвен pronounced [ˈplɛvɛn]) is the seventh most populous city in Bulgaria. Located in the northern part of the country, it is the administrative centre of Pleven Province, as well as of the subordinate Pleven municipality. It is the biggest economic center in Northwestern Bulgaria. At the 2021 census its population was 89,823.

Internationally known for the siege of Plevna of 1877, it is today a major economic centre of the Bulgarian Northwest and Central North and the third largest city of Northern Bulgaria after Varna and Ruse.


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