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About Kalofer

The town of Kalofer (3991 inhabitants, 600 metres above sea-level) is beautifully situated along both banks of Tundga River, in a small valley in the eastern foot of the Strazhata Hill (The Sentry) (a natural connection between the Balkan and the Sredna Gora Mountains. Above it, spreading its mighty shoulders stands the highest peak in the Balkan Range Mt. Botev. The town is located 17 km east of Karlovo, 158 km east of the capital city - Sofia, 38 km west of Kazanluk, 75 km north of Plovdiv. It is the birthplace of the great Bulgarian poet and revolutionary Hristo Botev.

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