Veliki Preslav

General Information
ROMACT Cycle: 
Mayor of the Municipality: 
Yanko Yordanov
Contact Person within the Municipality: 
Darina Mineva - Specialist "Culture and Public Relations",
Kamen Makaveev
Total population: 
15 432
Administration of Veliki Preslav municipality
Roma living in the Municipality: 
2 500
Description of the Municipality: 

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Veliki Preslav is part of Shumen Province, in the northeastern part of Bulgaria. Veliki Preslav used to be the capital of the First Bulgarian Empire from 893 to 972 and one of the most important cities of medieval Southeastern Europe.

Today, there are 4 Roma communities in the municipality: in the town of Veliki Preslav, in the villages of Kochovo, Imrenchevo and Zlatar .

The ROMACT Process

Veliki Preslav joined ROMACT programme in November 2018 with the Letter of Agreement.

The Taskforce for Roma Inclusion was created in March 2020. 

In September 2020, the NGO " CAG Veliki Preslav" was created.  

Timeline Points

21 Nov 2018
Step 1- Becoming Commited- Signature of the letter of commitment
16 Mar 2020
Creation of Taskforce
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