Kardzhali Province is a province in southern Bulgaria that borders Greece. The Greek regions of Xanthi, Rhodope, and Evros are to the south and east of Kardzhali Province. It's 3209.1 km2. Kardzhali is its main city.
Krca Ali was an Ottoman conqueror who lived in the 14th century. His name comes from the Turkish name Krca and the Islamic name Ali, which means "high" or "Elevated."