Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.ZLatograd (Bulgarian: , literally Gold town) is a town in Bulgaria, 60 km from Smolyan. IT is located in a valley between the eastern and central massif of the Rhodope mountains. THe Greek border lies just 5 km away from the town and on 15 January 2010 the cross-border Zlatograd - Thermes (Greece) road was inaugurated. DUring the rule of the Ottoman Empire, the area was a township of the Ottoman Gumulcine sanjak in Edirne vilayet between 1867 and 1912 as "Dar dere".ADministrative location: Zlatograd municipality is spread on a territory of 175.8 km². IT has common borders with the municipalities of Kirkovo and Dzhebel (to the east), Nedelino (to the north), Madan and Rudozem (to the west) and with the Republic of Greece (to the south) - on the borderline between Bulgaria and Greece).