Shumen is a city in the northeastern part of Bulgaria, capital of Shumen Province. The Turkish form of the name ?umnu dates back to the Ottoman Empire. From 1950–1965 it was called Kolarovgrad, after Vasil Kolarov. Other English variants include Shoumen and Shumen. The city has a population of 103,016 by permanent address.
Shoumen City Hall
The city of Shumen was founded 3200 years ago. During ancient times the city was cradle on the rich spirit and significant culture – Thracians, Romans, Byzantines, Bulgarians. http://www.shumen.bg/en/