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Nova Zagora

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Nova Zagora Municipality is situated in south-eastern Bulgaria (Sliven district) in the northern part of the Upper Thracian Valley between the big regional centers of Stara Zagora, Sliven and Yambol. Its territory covers the Novozagorsko pole the Sveti Iliyski vuzvishenia (St Ilia Hills) and part of the Sredna Gora Mountain slopes.

The climate is moderate and favorable for developing agriculture. Major water resources are the Toundzha River, the Sazliyka River and the Blatnitsa River. Upon the Toundzha River Zhrebchevo Dam Lake has been built. Near the village of Korten there is a mineral spring. Near the village of Dyadovo there are stone-pits, near the village of Elenovo - quarts and quartzite fields, and on the northern slopes of the Sveti Iliyski Vuzvishenia - gypsum and graphite deposits. Nova Zagora is an important railway and highway center.

The major sights are located in the northern part of the municipality. Such are the stone formations Orlov Kamuk (Eagle`s Stone), the picturesque branches of the Toundzha River, and the remains from the Roma fortress near Zhrebchevo Dam Lake. There are potential opportunities for developing health, holiday, cultural and ecotourism. Along the Toundzha River in the outskirts of the village of Banya, around Zhrebchevo Dam Lake there are conditions for fishing, rest and recreation. The Horse-riding Stables Facility provides opportunities for horse sports and swimming.

Cities and villages in Nova Zagora municipality: Village of Asenovets, Village of Banya, Village of Bogdanovo, Village of Bryastovo, Village of Byal kladenets, Village of Dyadovo, Village of Elenovo, Village of Ezero, Village of Grafitovo, Village of Kamenovo, Village of Karanovo, Village of Konyovo, Village of Korten, Village of Kriva krusha, Village of Lyubenets, Village of Lyubenova mahala, Village of Mlekarevo, Village of Nauchene, Town of Nova Zagora, Village of Novoselets, Village of Omarchevo, Village of Pet mogili, Village of Pitovo, Village of Polsko Padarevo, Village of Prohorovo, Village of Radetski, Village of Radevo, Village of Sabrano, Village of Sokol, Village of Stoil voyvoda, Village of Sudievo, Village of Sudiysko pole, Village of Tsenino, Village of Zagortsi