Sites & cities that bear the name of Gotse Delchev

Gotse Delchev

Today in : Bulgaria
First trace of activity : ca. 10th century C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : Ano Nevrokopi, Άνω Νευροκόπι, Неврокоп, Nevrokop, Гоце Делчев

Description : Gotse Delchev (Bulgarian: Гоце Делчев ), is a town in Gotse Delchev Municipality in Blagoevgrad Province of Bulgaria. In 1951, the town was renamed after the Bulgarian revolutionary hero Gotse Delchev. It had hitherto been called Nevrokop (in Bulgarian: Неврокоп, Nevrokop; in Greek: Άνω Νευροκόπι, Ano Nevrokopi; and in Turkish: Nevrokop). Nearby are the remains of a walled city established by the Romans in the 2nd century AD. The town was a kaza in Syar sanjak of Selanik vilayet before the Balkan Wars.

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