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About Shoumen

The town of Shoumen (population: 89 054; 220 m above sea-level) is situated at the eastern mouth of the Shoumen Plateau, on either bank of the Bokloudga river (Poroina - which means torrential). It is 380 km north-east of Sofia, 115 km south-east of Rousse, 90 km west of Varna, 140 km north-east of Veliko Tarnovo, 41 km east of Turgovishte, 49 km south-east of Razgrad, 113 km south of Silistra, and 56 km north-east of Vurbitsa. An old Bulgarian fortification. A district centre. 

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