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Haskovo (häsˈkōvōˌ) [key] or Khaskovo khäsˈkōvōˌ, city (1993 pop. 81,389), S Bulgaria, in an agricultural region noted for its tobacco. The city has one of Bulgaria's largest cigarette factories. Other industries include textiles and metalworking. A mineral spa is located nearby.

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