Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria

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Population

agglomeration: 128,867
city: 71,412

Land area

30 km2

Population density

68 inhabitants/km2


Veliko Tarnovo is a city situated in North Bulgaria, an administrative center of the Veliko Tarnovo county and it is situated in the valley of the river Yantra, at a distance of 241 km from the capital – Sofia, 228 km from Varna, and 107 km from Ruse. Veliko Turnovo was the capital of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom. Nowadays it is a place presenting special attraction for business, tourism and culture. Its perfect location on a major crossroad splitting Bulgaria Westwards and Eastwards as well as Northwards and Southwards, lying on the European transport corridor No9, gives the unique advantage of easy-to-go destination.

Modal Split

13
20
65
Year 2011

Source:

TEMS

Survey method:

project research

Year

2011

Population (2011)

71,412

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Contact person for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning

Mariella Tsoneva

Telephone: +359(62)619357
Email: bgeuro_vtabv
City website:http://www.veliko-turnovo.bg
Political representative: Eng. Daniev Panov, Mayor

Participation in previous and current EU transport related projects

  • SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF CITY TRAFFIC (2009 - 2010)   (show/hide more information)
    Sustainable management of the traffic in Veliko Tarnovo
  • BUMP (2013 - 2016)   (show/hide more information)
    Training for SUMP and elaboration of draft plans

Status of the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan

Interested in SUMP

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