Balkan Mountains

Officially called Stara planina, meaning the old mountain, the Balkan Mountains are a mountain chain in and . The Balkan is also a cultural region in Bulgaria that includes specific parts of the mountain and the areas adjacent to them.
Photo: RosarioVanTulpe, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is a city in the Balkan region of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a city of about 80,000 people in Northern Thrace, close to the Balkan mountain range and Shipka Pass. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city of 24,000 people in at the foot of the northern side of the Balkan mountains. Photo: Wutzofant, CC BY 3.0.

is a town in central , situated in the northern slopes of the Balkan range, on the river valley, near . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5.

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is a protected national nature park in the central northern part of the Balkan Mountains near the towns of and . Photo: Payakoff, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town in central , part of Kazanlak Municipality, .

Balkan Mountains

Latitude of center
42.7083° or 42° 42' 30" north
Longitude of center
24.95° or 24° 57' east
Elevation
124 metres (407 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 4849511884
Geo­Names ID
792963
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Also Known As

  • Albanian: Malet Ballkan
  • Arabic: جبال البلقان
  • Aragonese: Monts Balcans
  • Armenian: Ստարա Պլանինա
  • Asturian: Monte Balcanes
  • Asturian: Montes Balcanes
  • Azerbaijani: Balkan dağları
  • Bashkir: Балҡан тауҙары
  • Bashkir: Стара-Планина
  • Basque: Balkanetako mendikatea
  • Basque: Balkanetako mendilerroa
  • Basque: Balkan mendiak
  • Belarusian: Балканскія горы
  • Bulgarian: Балкан
  • Bulgarian: Балкана
  • Bulgarian: Стара планина
  • Catalan: Serralada dels Balcans
  • Catalan: serralada dels Balcans
  • Cebuano: Balkan Mountains
  • Chinese: 巴尔干山
  • Chinese: 巴尔干山脉
  • Chinese: 巴爾幹山脈
  • Church Slavic: Стара планина
  • Croatian: Balkan
  • Croatian: Stara Planina
  • Czech: Stara planina
  • Czech: Stará planina
  • Danish: Balkanbjergene
  • Danish: Balkanbjergkæden
  • Dutch: Balkan
  • Dutch: Balkangebergte
  • Dutch: Stara Planina
  • Egyptian Arabic: جبل جبال البلقان
  • English: Balkan mountain range
  • Esperanto: Balkana montaro
  • Esperanto: Stara Planina
  • Estonian: Balkani mäed
  • Estonian: Stara planina
  • Finnish: Balkanin vuoret
  • Finnish: Balkanvuoret
  • French: Grand Balkan
  • French: Mont Hémos
  • French: Mont Hémus
  • French: Stara planina
  • Galician: Cordilleira dos Balcáns
  • Galician: Montes Balcáns
  • Georgian: ბალკანეთის მთები
  • Georgian: სტარა-პლანინა
  • Georgian: სტარა პლანინა
  • German: Balkan
  • German: Balkangebirge
  • German: Haemus
  • German: Hemus
  • German: Stara Planina
  • Greek: Αίμος
  • Hebrew: אזור הרי הבלקן
  • Hebrew: הרי הבלקן
  • Hebrew: הרי הבלקנים
  • Hungarian: Balkán-hegység
  • Icelandic: Balkan-fjöll
  • Indonesian: Pegunungan Balkan
  • Italian: Balcani
  • Italian: Montagne balcaniche
  • Italian: Monti Balcani
  • Italian: Stara planina
  • Japanese: スタラ・プラニナ
  • Japanese: スタラ・プラニーナ
  • Japanese: スターラ・プラニナ
  • Japanese: スターラ・プラニーナ
  • Japanese: バルカン山脈
  • Japanese: ヴァルカン山脈
  • Javanese: Pagunungan Balkan
  • Kirghiz: Пирин
  • Korean: 발칸 산맥
  • Korean: 발칸산맥
  • Korean: 스타라플라니나
  • Korean: 스타라 플라니나
  • Korean: 스타라플라니나 산맥
  • Korean: 스타라 플라니나 산맥
  • Latin: Haemus
  • Latin: Stara Planina
  • Latvian: Balkānu kalni
  • Latvian: Stara Planina
  • Lithuanian: Balkanų kalnai
  • Lithuanian: Stara Planina
  • Macedonian: Стара Планина
  • Malay: Pergunungan Balkan
  • Malayalam: ബാൾക്കൻ പർവ്വതനിരകൾ
  • Mazanderani: بالکان کوهون
  • Northern Frisian: Balkanberger
  • Norwegian: Balkanfjellene
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Balkan-fjellene
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Balkanfjella
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Balkanfjellene
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Balkanfjella
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Stara Planina
  • Occitan (post 1500): Monts dels Balcans
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Hæmus
  • Panjabi: ਬਾਲਕਨ ਪਹਾੜ
  • Persian: رشته‌کوه بالکان
  • Polish: Stara Planina
  • Polish: Stara Płanina
  • Portuguese: Balcãs
  • Portuguese: Bálcãs
  • Portuguese: Cordilheira Balcânica
  • Portuguese: Cordilheira dos Balcãs
  • Portuguese: Cordilheira dos Bálcãs
  • Portuguese: Stara Planina
  • Romanian: Munţii Balcani
  • Romanian: Munții Balcani
  • Romanian: Munții Stara Planina
  • Romanian: Stara Planina
  • Russian: Балканские горы
  • Russian: Балканский хребет
  • Russian: Стара-Планина
  • Russian: Старая Планина
  • Rusyn: Балкан
  • Serbian: Stara planina
  • Serbian: Балкан
  • Serbian: Балканске планине
  • Serbian: Планина Балкан
  • Serbian: Средишњи Балкан
  • Serbian: Стара Планина
  • Serbian: Стара планина
  • Serbo-Croatian: Balkan
  • Serbo-Croatian: Stara Planina
  • Serbo-Croatian: Stara planina
  • Slovak: Balkán
  • Slovak: Stara planina
  • Slovak: Stará planina
  • Slovenian: Stara planina
  • Spanish: Cordillera Balcanica
  • Spanish: Cordillera Balcánica
  • Spanish: Cordillera de los Balcanes
  • Spanish: Montes Balcanes
  • Spanish: Parque Nacional de Stara Planina
  • Spanish: Stara Planina
  • Swahili: Milima ya Balkani
  • Swedish: Balkan
  • Swedish: Balkanbergen
  • Swedish: Stara Planina
  • Swiss German: Balkan
  • Tamil: பால்கன் மலைகள்
  • Tatar: Балкан таулары
  • Thai: เทือกเขาบอลข่าน
  • Tosk Albanian: Balkangebirge
  • Turkish: Balkan Dağları
  • Turkish: Koca Balkan Dağları
  • Turkish: Koca Balkan Dağı
  • Turkish: Stara Planina
  • Ukrainian: Балканські гори
  • Ukrainian: Стара-Планіна
  • Ukrainian: Стара Планина
  • Urdu: سلسلہ کوہ بلقان
  • Uzbek: Staraplanina
  • Vietnamese: Dãy núi Balkan
  • Western Panjabi: سلسلہ کوہ بلقان
  • Wu Chinese: 巴尔干山脉
  • Yue Chinese: 巴爾幹山脈
  • Balkans
  • Glavna Staroplaninska Veriga

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