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Sredna Gora

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Sredna Gora (Bulgarian: Средна гора [ˈsrɛdnɐ ɡoˈra]) is a mountain range in central Bulgaria, situated south of and parallel to the Balkan Mountains and extending from the Iskar to the west and the elbow of Tundzha north of Yambol to the east. Sredna Gora is 285 km long, reaching 50 km at its greatest width. Its highest peak is Golyam Bogdan at 1,604 m (5,262 ft).

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Sredna Gora
Bulgarian: Средна гора
Highest point
PeakGolyam Bogdan
Elevation1,604 m (5,262 ft)
Coordinates42°30′00″N 25°00′00″E
Length285 km (177 mi) west-east
Width50 km (31 mi) north-south
Area5,950 km2 (2,300 sq mi)
Type of rockgranite, gneiss, quartz

The mountain is divided into three parts by the rivers Topolnitsa and Stryama — a western (Ihtimanska Sredna Gora), a central (Sashtinska Sredna Gora) and an eastern part (Sarnena Gora).