Leicester’s Twinned Cities


Haskovo, Bulgaria

Twinned since: 2008
Miles apart: 1,442
Populations: 383,300 (Leicester- Estimate 2015) & 75,641 (Haskovo Estimate 2012)

Nestled between the Greek and Turkish borders, having been twinned in 2008 as part of a ten-year agreement, Haskovo is home to a history museum, art gallery and theatre and is to have first been settled on around one thousand years ago.

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More information at Leicester Mercury

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