Malko Tarnovo

Malko Tarnovo (Малко Търново; "Little Tarnovo", as opposed to Veliko Tarnovo) is a town in southeastern Bulgaria 5 km from the Turkish border, part of Burgas Province. Malko Tarnovo is the only town in the interior of the Bulgarian Strandzha Mountains, with the other important settlements being located on the coast.

Christianity is the dominant religion in the town, where an Eastern Orthodox and an Eastern Rite Catholic church exist.

Prior to the Balkan Wars (1912–1913), Malko Tarnovo was a township (kaza) of the Kırklareli sanjak in Edirne vilayet, and was ceded to Bulgaria following the wars.


Malko Tarnovo is the seat of Malko Tarnovo municipality, part of Burgas Province. It includes the following 14 localities:

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