Gabrovo, Bulgaria

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Population

agglomeration: 63,903
city: 57,820

Land area

233 km2

Population density

250 inhabitants/km2


Gabrovo municipality has a well-developed technical infrastructure in terms of road transport and railway transport. Its favorable geographical location at the geographical centre of Bulgaria, makes it possible for Gabrovo to provide fast connection to airports, river ports and seaports. Convenient roads connect Gabrovo municipality to the surrounding municipalities and towns in northern and southern Bulgaria. 471, 2 km of roads have been constructed on the territory of the municipality, 170, 2 km of which are part of the national road network and 301 km are municipal roads. Gabrovo is an intersection point of two of the national arterial thoroughfares, which are of great significance to the European road network, i.e. road E-85 as part of the trans-European transport corridor № 9 (Helsinki - St. Petersburg - Kiev - Bucharest - Ruse - Veliko Tarnovo - Gabrovo - Dimitrovgrad with deviations to Greece and Turkey) and Hemus Motorway Sofia – Varna. The road E 85 project – construction of a toll tunnel on ‘Shipka’ road - is a project of national significance.

Modal Split

12
41
45
Year 2013

Source:

TEMS

Survey method:

Project research

Year

2013

Population (2013)

57,820

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Contact person for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning

Kliment Kunev

Telephone: +359-884-500-457
Email: bgkunevgabrovo
City website:http://www. gabrovo.bg
Political representative: Tanya Hristova, Mayor

Participation in previous and current EU transport related projects

Status of the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan

Interested in SUMP

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