Kardjali, Bulgaria

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Population

agglomeration: 149,661
city: 67,460

Land area

575 km2

Population density

117 inhabitants/km2


The Municipality of Kardzhali is located in the South-Eastern part of the Republic of Bulgaria. It is the biggest municipality in the Eastern-Rhodope mountain range, covering an area of 642 sq. km , which is 20% of the territory of Kardzhali District and is also 0.51% of the whole country`s territory. kardjali is situated 259 km away from Sofia and 90 km away from Plovdiv, which is the second largest city in Bulgaria. For the time being, the nearest border checkpoint “Captain Andreevo” is 132 km away from the city and it connects Bulgaria to Turkey and Greece. The city of Kardzhali is a real administrative, commercial, cultural and industrial centre, which belongs not only of the Municipality of Kardzhali, but also to the whole Eastern Rhodopes.

Modal Split

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Year 2013

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Municipality of Kardjali

Survey method:

Municipal research

Year

2013

Population (2013)

67,460

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Contact person for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning

Slavi Dimitrov

Telephone: + 359 361 67 374
Email: bgsadimitrovabv
City website:http://www.kardjali.bg
Political representative: Katya Mitovska, Chief engineer

Participation in previous and current EU transport related projects

Status of the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan

Interested in SUMP

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