Byala Slatina (Bulgarian: Бяла Слатина pronounced [ˈbʲaɫɐ ˈsɫatinɐ]) is a town in Northwestern Bulgaria. It is located in Vratsa Province. As of December 2016, the town has a population of 10,282 inhabitants.[1]

Byala Slatina
Chitalishte in the centre of the town.
Chitalishte in the centre of the town.
Byala Slatina is located in Bulgaria
Byala Slatina
Byala Slatina
Location of Byala Slatina
Coordinates: 43°28′N 23°56′E / 43.467°N 23.933°E / 43.467; 23.933
 • MayorIvo Tsvetkov
99 m (325 ft)
 • City10,282
 • Urban
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
Area code0915

It is the seat of Byala Slatina Municipality.

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The first hospital in the village was opened in 1889. In 1904 the village of Byala Slatina became a town. Ilia Kalkanov is the mayor in which the settlement becomes a town.

At the outbreak of the Balkan War in 1912, three people from Byala Slatina were volunteers in the Macedonian-Adrianople Corps. Byala Slatina was declared a town by a decree of King Ferdinand on June 27, 1914.

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