вторник, 12 март 2013 г.
Botev is the highest peak in the Balkan Mountains at an altitude of 2376 meters, in Karlovo municipality, Plovdiv district. By 1950 called Yumrukchal, then renamed in honor of Hristo Botev - Bulgarian poet and writer.
The peak is located in the Central Stara Planina, near Karlovo and Kalofer. It is a large pasture with a granite base, suffering from significant erosion caused by large-scale construction and installation of multiple cable runs. Of Mount Botev built meteorological station and television station and relay (open on July 10, 1966), which covers a television and radio signals over 65% of the territory of Bulgaria.