The region of glass

Targovishte is located in the northeastern part of the country. The terrain is a combination of hills and an eastern part of the Danubian Plain. According to archeologists, this region has been inhabited ever since the Cooper-Stone Age, from the 5th millennium BC.


Some of the sights of the Targovishte region are fortresses: the Fortress of Ghosts, Boyuk Kale fortress, Kovachevsko kale fortress, and Misionis fortress. The region also has a number of museums to visit - the Park of Aviation and Aeronautics, Dimitar Kiskinov Museum, the Historical Museum in Targovishte and the History Museum in Popovo. 


One of Europe's largest glass factories is located in the city of Targovishte. Some other industries developed in this region include the food and textile industry. The fertile land of the region produces grapes for the world-famous Chardonnay and Muskat wines. 


Regional stories

Bulgaria and Macedonia Information Nations?
By Sanja Stamenkovic, Jefferson Institute

We live in the era of information. Internet has become a part of almost every aspect of modern human life. Internet Live Stats says 37.9% of the world population were using internet in 2013. Internet World Stats is claiming that 70,5% of Europeans were using the internet in 2014. 

According to the Bulgarian National Statistical Institute and State Statistical Office of Macedonia total of 36 regions of the Republic of Macedonia and Republic of Bulgaria range from 36,6% to 77,5% internet users in 2013. Compared to the Europe and the World, these regions have the percentage of internet users matching those from undeveloped countries...