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Municipality Bourgas

City of Bourgas, Black Sea, BulgariaMunicipality of Bourgas is situated in South-Eastern Bulgaria on the Black Sea seaside and has a territory of about 48 200 hectare. The administrative center - city of Bourgas is the fourth largest city in Bulgaria. The municipality includes the City of Bourgas and other 14 small villages.
It is the sea itself that is shaping the appearance of Bourgas, the spirit of its people and the original atmosphere due to century-old contacts with various nations and civilizations Bourgas has always been open to the world and the world`s economy and culture by means of its harbour, where more than 1,500 vessels and a large number of petroleum tankers are mooring each year. The Port of Bourgas is the biggest seaport in the country. The region is one with a best developed industry in Bulgaria - oil refinery, machines building, cables production, ship yards, food industry, harbour - totally 35 big industrial plants. One of the biggest industrial plants on the Balkan Peninsula, Neftochim-EAD, is located in the vicinity of the city. A Duty Free Zone was established in 1989 with the objective to create most attractive conditions for foreign investors.
Bourgas is not only an important industrial center in the country, it has also considerable resources for tourism. What attracts people here mostly is undoubtedly the sea. The city is a starting point for visiting the seaside resorts in the area - The Slantchev Bryag resort and The Elenite holiday village to the north and The Duni holiday village, renowned for its unique architectural composition, to the south. The climate here is temperately continental with a distinct impact from the sea. Every year Bourgas is visited by over 180 000 foreign and Bulgarian tourists. 7 state-owned and 11 municipal institutes foster Art and culture, together with propagation of cultural values. On the territory of Bourgas municipality there are 2 universities and 4 colleges comprising more than 6200 Bulgarian and foreign students. In Municipality of Bourgas there are 27 primary schools, 28 secondary and high schools.

Quick facts about Municipality Bourgas

In Bulgarian (Native transliteraion): Община Бургас
Other transliteration(s): Burgas, Bourgass
Region: South-Eastern planing region of Bulgaria
District: Bourgas district
Municipality: Bourgas municipality
Latitude: 42.4830017
Longtitude: 27.4829998
Altitude: 1
Area Size: 482km2
Population: 228776 people (2005)

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News Municipality Bourgas (194) »

2014-03-17 Fast loan company Credissimo notify CPC for unfair competition of Burgas-based company (Finances)
2014-02-17 U.S. concern ASR Group wants to buy sugar factories in Burgas and Devnya (Business)
2014-02-12 German company believes is could help Burgas Shipyards get back on its feet (Business)
2014-02-04 Second leading software company has opened an office in Bourgas (Business)
2013-01-04 Companies of Bourgas municipality surmount the crisis (Business)
2012-09-10 Investment of BGN 70 million for a new passenger terminal at Burgas Airport (Transport)
2012-06-12 Kaufland opened 2nd store in Burgas (Business)
2012-06-07 ECDC wants to sell its projects for a retail park in Bourgas (Properties)
2012-04-12 This summer will be started the first stage of the construction of passenger terminal at Port Burgas (Transport)
2012-02-06 Port of Burgas to become main Black Sea Port (Transport)

External links Municipality Bourgas

www.bsregion.org (Bourgas)
Burgas Dnes (Bourgas)
Burgas catalogue (Bourgas)
www.burgas1.org (Bourgas)
www.visittobulgaria.com (Bourgas)
www.obstina-bourgas.org (Bourgas)
Port Bourgas (Bourgas)
www.burgasguide.com (Bourgas)
Bourgas airport (Bourgas)
www.bourgas.org (Bourgas)

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