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  • proper n. a town in northeastern Bulgaria


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  • The riverbanks are popular for fishing and picnicking and there are hotels at Vetren and Silistra.

    Srebarna Nature Reserve, Bulgaria

  • Lake Srebarna lies in the flood plain of the Danube 1 km south of the river, on the northeastern Bulgarian border with Romania, 18 km west of the town of Silistra and 85 km southeast of Bucharest: 44°07'N, 27°04'E.

    Srebarna Nature Reserve, Bulgaria

  • The main gate of the medieval town of Durostorum, present-day Silistra, was uncovered during construction works in the city, Doctor Georgi Atanasov of Silistra's Museum of History said.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • This is the seventh year when Roussev takes part in archaeological excavations near Silistra.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • Silistra is the last Bulgarian city on the Danube before the river heads north into Romania.

    Archive 2007-10-07

  • The area we were inspecting was further east along the Danube river floodplain from Svishtov between two towns called Tutrakan and Silistra, if you have a map.

    Archive 2007-10-07

  • After the great outcry which the Bulgars had raised over the surrender of one town, Silistra, it can be imagined that the loss of the whole land came as an unendurable sentence.

    The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1

  • Silistra is reached, when an artificial frontier cuts down from the river to the Black Sea coast.


  • The Bulgarian section between the ports of Somovit and Silistra has a total of 14 spots where the Danube level is below the river navigation minimum of 250 centimetres, and six spots were the waters are as shallow as 160 centimetres.

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  • Plus entered the market in Bulgaria with the first batch of stores, six in all, opened in Sevlievo, Harmanli, Pernik, Silistra and Gorna Oriahovitsa.

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