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Burgas
Бургас
Map of Bulgaria, Burgas is indicated
Province
(oblast)
Burgas
Population 229,250 (2007-15-07)
Altitude 30 m
Postal code 8000
Area code 056
Geographic
coordinates
42° 30' north,
27° 28' east
Time zone EET
(UTC+2; UTC+3 in summer)
Mayor Yoan Kostadinov

Burgas (Bulgarian: Бургас, sometimes transliterated as Bourgas) is the second-largest city on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast with population 205,821. It is also the fourth-largest by population in the country, after Sofia, Plovdiv and Varna. It is the capital of Burgas Province and an industrial and tourist centre. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Since 1999 Bulgaria is divided into 28 oblasts (provinces or regions) that correspond aproximatly to the 28 okrugs that existet before 1987. ... Burgas Province or oblast (Bulgarian: Област Бургас) is located in southeastern Bulgaria, on the southern Black Sea coast. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... Blagoevgrad - 2700 Bansko - 2770 Bania - 2778 Kremen - 2771 Eleshnitza - 2782 Dobrinishte - 2777 Belitsa - 2780 Gotse Delchev - 2900 Gurmen - 2960 Kresna - 2840 Petrich - 2850 Razlog - 2760 Sandanski - 2800 Satovcha - 2950 Simitli - 2730 Strumiani - 2825 Hadzidimovo - 2933 Yakoruda - 2790 Riltzi Burgas - 8000 Dyuny - 8001 Elenite - 8002 Slunchev Briag/Sunny Beach - 8240 Aitos... Country Code: 359 International Call Prefix: 00 xx Bulgaria applies an open dialing plan, similar to those of Germany and Austria. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ... Time zones of Europe: Light colours indicate countries not observing daylight saving Eastern European Time (EET) is one of the names of UTC+2 time zone, 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. ... ... Eastern European Time Central Africa Time Israel Standard Time South Africa Standard Time Central European Summer Time West Africa Summer Time Category: ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... The Bulgarian Black Sea Coast covers the whole eastern border of Bulgaria. ... This article is about the capital of Bulgaria. ... Plovdiv (Bulgarian: ) is the second-largest city in Bulgaria after Sofia, with a population of 341,873([1]). It is the administrative centre of Plovdiv Province in southern Bulgaria, as well as the largest and most important city of the historical region of Upper (or Northern) Thrace, famous for its... This article is about the city in Bulgaria. ... Burgas Province or oblast (Bulgarian: Област Бургас) is located in southeastern Bulgaria, on the southern Black Sea coast. ...


Surrounded by the coastal Burgas Lakes and located at the westernmost point of the Black Sea, the large Burgas Bay, Burgas has the largest and most important Bulgarian port. Today, it is a key economic, cultural and tourist centre of southeastern Bulgaria, with the Burgas Airport serving the resorts of the southern Bulgarian coast. The Burgas Lakes (Бургаски езера) or Burgas Wetlands (Бургаски влажни зони) are a group of coastal lakes of varying saltiness located around the Bulgarian city of Burgas in the proximity of the Black Sea. ... For other uses, see Black Sea (disambiguation). ... Burgas Bay (Бургаски залив) is the largest bay of the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast and one of the largest ones in the Black Sea. ... Burgas (Bourgas) International Airport (IATA: BOJ, ICAO: LBBG), (Bulgarian: Летище Бургас, Letishte Burgas) also known as Sarafovo Airport, is the airport of Burgas (Bourgas), Bulgaria. ...

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History

Alexander Severus coin celebrating the Flavian colony of Deultum
Alexander Severus coin celebrating the Flavian colony of Deultum

Bourgas is a successor of the Ancient Greek city of Pyrgos (Πύργος), founded by colonists from Apolonia as a military and observational post against the other important settlement in the region — Mesembria. Besides Pirgos, the present-day city expands over the area of three other ancient settlements: Castrition, Skafida and Rossokastron. Image File history File links Alexander Severus Æ 25mm of Deultum. ... Image File history File links Alexander Severus Æ 25mm of Deultum. ... Alexander Severus Marcus Aurelius Severus Alexandrus (October 1, 208- March 18?, 235), commonly called Alexander Severus, Roman emperor from 222 to 235, was born at Arca Caesarea in Palestine. ... Ancient Greece is a period in Greek history that lasted for around nine hundred years. ... Sozopol (Bulgarian: Созопол, Greek: Σωζοπολης) is a small, ancient town located 30 km south of Burgas, Bulgaria. ... Nesebar (Bulgarian: Несебър, Nesebăr, though other transliterations are also used), previously known as Mesembria (Greek: Μεσημβρια, Mesimvria) and before that as Menebria, is an ancient city on the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria, located in Nesebar municipality, Burgas Province. ...


During the rule of the Ancient Romans, Burgas was known as Deultum, and was established as a military colony for veterans by Vespasian. In the Middle Ages, a small fortress called Pirgos (Πύργος being Greek for "tower") was erected on the place and was most probably used as a watchtower. It was only in the 17th century that a settlement named Ahelo-Pirgas grew in the modern area of the city. It was later renamed to Bourgas and had only about 3,000 inhabitants, most of them Greeks at the time of the Liberation. Ancient Rome was a civilization that grew from a small agricultural community founded on the Italian Peninsula circa the 9th century BC to a massive empire straddling the Mediterranean Sea. ... Imperator Caesar Vespasianus Augustus (born November 17, 9, died June 23, 79), known originally as Titus Flavius Vespasianus and usually referred to in English as Vespasian, was emperor of Rome from 69 to 79. ... The Middle Ages formed the middle period in a traditional schematic division of European history into three ages: the classical civilization of Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and modern times, beginning with the Renaissance. ... In Bulgarian historiography, the term Liberation of Bulgaria is used to denote the events of the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-78 that led to the establishment of a Bulgarian state with the Treaty of San Stefano of 3 March 1878. ...


Later, it became a major centre on the southern Bulgarian Black Sea Coast and a city of well-developed industry and trade. A number of oil and chemical companies were gradually built. Salt and iron are also mined and traded abroad. The Bulgarian Black Sea Coast covers the whole eastern border of Bulgaria. ...

Street scene from the centre of Burgas
Street scene from the centre of Burgas
Architecture of Burgas
Architecture of Burgas
Burgas
Burgas
View of Alexandrovska Street from Hotel Bulgaria
City Hall
City Hall

In 1903, the railway station in Burgas opened, giving an additional boost to the city's expansion. Burgas, unlike many other Bulgarian cities, was not much affected by Communist-type urbanization and has kept many of its 19th and early 20th century architecture. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 208 pixels Full resolution (1440 × 374 pixel, file size: 190 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Aleksandrovska Street in Burgas is the main pedestrian shopping street of the city. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 208 pixels Full resolution (1440 × 374 pixel, file size: 190 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Aleksandrovska Street in Burgas is the main pedestrian shopping street of the city. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixels Full resolution (864 × 648 pixel, file size: 170 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) The City Hall of Burgas copyright Georgi Petrov 2006 (www. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixels Full resolution (864 × 648 pixel, file size: 170 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) The City Hall of Burgas copyright Georgi Petrov 2006 (www. ...


Today the local port is the largest in Bulgaria adding significantly to the regional economy. Burgas also holds annual national exhibitions and international festivals and has a vibrant student population of over 6,000 that add to the city's appeal.


Several countries have consulates in Burgas, among them Turkey, Belarus, Romania, Russia and Ukraine.


Burgas Peninsula on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is named after the city of Burgas. Burgas Peninsula (Poluostrov Burgas po-lu-os-trov bur-gas), in Antarctica, extends 10. ... Livingston Island (62°36′ S 060°30′ W) is 61 km (38 mi) long and from 3 to 32 km (2 to 20 mi) wide, lying between Greenwich and Snow Islands in the South Shetland Islands. ... The South Shetland Islands or Iles Shetland du Sud or Islas Shetland del Sur or New South Britain or New South Shetland or Shetland Islands or South Shetlands or Sydshetland or Süd-Shetland Inseln are a chain of islands in the Southern Ocean lying about 120 kilometres northward of...


Institutions of higher education

  • Prof. Dr. Assen Zlatarov University
    • School of Technology
    • Aleko Konstantinov School of Hospitality
    • School of Medicine
  • Bourgas Free University

Attractions

  • Burgas Regional Historical Museum
  • Ethnographic Museum
  • Museum of Nature and Science
  • Art Gallery
  • Opera House
  • International Folklore Festival
  • "Geo Milev" English Language Medium School

Notable natives

  • Emil Tchakarov (1948–1991), conductor
  • Georgi Chilikov (b. 1978), footballer
  • Toni Dimitrova (b. 1963), singer
  • Petya Dubarova (1962–1979), poetess
  • Rayna Kabaivanska (b. 1934), opera singer
  • Georgi Kaloyanchev (b. 1925), actor
  • Apostol Karamitev (1923–1973), actor
  • Radostin Kishishev (b. 1974), footballer
  • Rumen Ovcharov (b. 1952), politician
  • Toncho Tokmakchiev (b. 1963), actor
  • Kostas Varnalis (1884–1974), Greek writer
  • Nedyalko Yordanov (b. 1940), writer
  • Toncho Rusev, composer
  • Stefan Diomov, composer

Georgi Chilikov (born August 23, 1978) is a Bulgarian football player who, as of 2004 was playing for Levski Sofia. ... Petya Stoykova Dubarova (April 25, 1962 - December 4, 1979) was a Bulgarian poetess. ... Georgi Todorov Kaloyanchev is a Bulgarian actor. ... Radostin Kishishev (born July 30, 1974 in Bourgas, Bulgaria) is a Bulgarian footballer. ... Kostas Varnalis Kostas Varnalis (Burgas 1884 - Athens 1974) was a Greek poet. ... Nedyalko Yordanov is a famous Bulgarian poet, playwright, and publicist. ...

Notable buildings and architectural structures

The building of the TV Centre Burgas ( РРТС Бургас ) loos like a highrise with 6 floors with a tower looking like "Eiffel Tower with concrete legs" on its roof [1].


Sister cities

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Climate table

Climate table
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Mean daily maximum temperature (°C) 5.9 8.9 14.8 19.7 25.3 27.4 28.9 28.6 26.4 19.6 11.6 6.1
Mean minimum night time temperature (°C) -2.1 0.9 3.3 6.8 10.0 15.9 20.8 21.4 19.4 14.7 8.2 −1.4
Mean total rainfall (mm) 11 14 32 51 40 44 21 9 8 13 28 31
Mean number of rain days 10 10 10 11 4 5 2 3 5 3 9 11
Source: World Weather Information Service

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See also

This is a list of cities in Bulgaria with over 20,000 inhabitants. ... The Bulgarian Black Sea Coast covers the whole eastern border of Bulgaria. ... Lake Burgas (Bulgarian: ) or Lake Vaya (езеро Вая), located near the Black Sea west of the city of Burgas, is the largest natural lake in Bulgaria, with an area of 27,60 km², a length of 9,6 km and a maximum width of 4,5 km. ... Burgas (Bourgas) International Airport (IATA: BOJ, ICAO: LBBG), (Bulgarian: Летище Бургас, Letishte Burgas) also known as Sarafovo Airport, is the airport of Burgas (Bourgas), Bulgaria. ...

External links

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  • Burgas City Official Website
  • Burgas Regional Administration
  • Nikola Gruev's gallery of Burgas


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edit Municipalities of Burgas Province Flag of Bulgaria

Aitos | Burgas | Kameno | Karnobat | Malko Tarnovo | Nesebar | Pomorie | Primorsko | Ruen | Sozopol | Sredets | Sungurlare | Tsarevo Burgas Province or oblast (Bulgarian: Област Бургас) is located in southeastern Bulgaria, on the southern Black Sea coast. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bulgaria. ... Ancient Rocks, Aitos Crafts Alley, Aitos Aitos municipality is located in the eastern part of the Republic of Bulgaria and belongs to the administrative boundaries of Burgas county. ... Karnobat, a city in the Bourgaska State, Karnobat Municipality of Bulgaria. ... Historic buildings in Malko Tarnovo Malko Tarnovo (Bulgarian: ; Little Tarnovo, as opposed to Veliko Tarnovo, Turkish: ) is a town in southeastern Bulgaria 5 km from the Turkish border, part of Burgas Province. ... Nesebar (Bulgarian: Несебър, Nesebăr, though other transliterations are also used), previously known as Mesembria (Greek: Μεσημβρια, Mesimvria) and before that as Menebria, is an ancient city on the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria, located in Nesebar municipality, Burgas Province. ... Coin of Roman Emperor Caracalla minted in Anchialos (Pomorie) Pomorie (Bulgarian: ; formerly known as Anchialos in Greek, Anchialus in Latin, Tuthom in Bulgar and Анхиало, Anhialo, a Bulgarianized Greek form) is a town in southeastern Bulgaria, located on a narrow rocky peninsula in Burgas Bay on the southern Bulgarian Black Sea... Primorsko (Приморско) is a town in southeastern Bulgaria, part of Burgas Province. ... Sozopol (Bulgarian: Созопол, Greek: Σωζοπολης) is a small, ancient town located 30 km south of Burgas, Bulgaria. ... Sredets (Bulgarian: ) is a town in southeastern Bulgaria, part of Burgas Province. ... A view over Tsarevo Tsarevo (formerly Vassiliko and Michurin) is a resort and fishing town on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast, situated on three small coves 72 km southeast of Bourgas, at the eastern foot of the Strandzha Mountain. ...

Coordinates: 42°30′N, 27°28′E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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