Burgas, Bulgaria

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Population

agglomeration: 212,902
city: 190,830

Land area

514 km2

Population density

890 inhabitants/km2


The city of Burgas is the fourth-largest city in Bulgaria. It is located in the western part of the Burgas Bay, surrounded by three lakes. Burgas has the biggest port in Bulgaria and an international airport. Beaches, bio-climate and forest resources, mineral waters, curative mud and protected natural territories, combined with exceptionally various cultural placard, present a potential for development of all contemporary types of tourism:: sea, ecological, spa, cultural, religious, festival, congress, etc. Burgas Municipality has a significant experience in implementation of energy efficiency measures and renewable energy technologies in public buildings, sustainable transport, environmental protection.The municipality implements EU sustainable environmental policy in connection to reduction of CO2 emissions and waters and soils pollution, improvement of air quality and wastes management, introduction of energy efficiency measures and stimulating public ecological behavior.

Modal Split

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Year 2011

Source:

TEMS

Survey method:

Project research

Year

2011

Population (2011)

190,830

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Contact person for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning

Zoya Stoyanova

Telephone: +359 56 907 430
Email: bgz.stoyanovaburgas
City website:http://www.burgas.bg
Political representative: Atanaska Nikolova, Dep. Mayor on European policies and environment

Participation in previous and current EU transport related projects

Status of the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan

Interested in SUMP

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