- a city in N Bulgaria: siege of 143 days 1877.
Also Plev·na [plev-nah] /ˈplɛv nɑ/.
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Natural gas fields have been discovered near Vratsa and in the area of Lovech, south of Pleven.
Except for the small domestic output, crude oil for the Pleven refinery is moved by rail from Black Sea ports.
By that date the capacity of the Pleven refinery is planned to attain 16,500 tons per day.
Plevna (Bulgarian ˈplɛvna)
- a town in N Bulgaria: taken by Russia from the Turks in 1877 after a siege of 143 days. Pop: 102 000 (2005 est)
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