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EtymologyEdit

There are several possible origins for the name of the city, which is similar to Burgos, a city in Spain. When the city was founded, the inhabitants of the surrounding country got into the fortified village, named πύργος (púrgos, fortress).[1] By another theory, the city's name comes from Latin burgus (tower, fortress), or Gothic 𐌱𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌲𐍃 (baurgs, consolidated walled village).[2]

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Burgas

  1. A city in eastern Bulgaria.

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  1. ^ Ward, Philip (1991) Bulgaria, a travel guide[1], Pelican, page 168
  2. ^ Wright, Joseph, 1892, A Primer of the Gothic Language, glossary & section 182.

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