28.05.2024


The district of Sliven is located in South-Eastern Bulgaria, south of Stara Planina . With its 3,544,066 square km, it covers 3.19% of the country's territory, which places it in 15th place among 28 regions in Bulgaria. The district is bordered to the north by Shumen District , Targovishte District and Veliko Tarnovo District , to the south and west by Stara Zagora District , to the east by Burgas District and to the southeast by Yambol District .                                  

 

          The district of Sliven is located 108 km from Burgas - the largest commercial port in Bulgaria, where the nearest airport is, and 195 km from Varna - the second largest port. It is 288 km away from the capital Sofia . The territory of the district is distributed as follows: agricultural lands - 52%, forest territories - 40%, settlements - 3.5%.

                                

        The fertile soils and the mild climate in the Sliven region offer wide opportunities for the development of agriculture in the region. Agricultural lands occupy 1,827 thousand decares. - 51.5% of the territory of the district, of which 257 thousand decares. with irrigation possibilities. For the development of agriculture, the branch of crop production is of strategic importance. It ensures the production of products necessary to feed the population and basic raw materials for processing enterprises and productive animal husbandry. More than half of the arable land in the district, mainly in the municipalities of Sliven and Nova Zagora, is used for growing cereals. The soil and climate conditions in the valley of the Tundzha River on the territory of the Sliven region are the most favorable in the country for the cultivation of the peach culture, which is why it occupies the largest areas. A priority sector for the district is the development of viticulture. Animal husbandry is the second main subsector of agriculture in the district. The good fodder production in the Polish part of the district - the municipalities of Nova Zagora and Sliven - creates favorable conditions for the development of cattle breeding and pig breeding, and the presence of meadows and pastures in the mountainous and semi-mountainous part - the municipalities of Kotel and Tvarditsa - favors the development of sheep breeding and beef cattle breeding . Good traditions also exist in the field of beekeeping. and the presence of meadows and pastures in the mountainous and semi-mountainous part - the municipalities of Kotel and Tvarditsa - favor the development of sheep breeding and beef cattle breeding. Good traditions also exist in the field of beekeeping. and the presence of meadows and pastures in the mountainous and semi-mountainous part - the municipalities of Kotel and Tvarditsa - favor the development of sheep breeding and beef cattle breeding. Good traditions also exist in the field of beekeeping.

                          

        The Sliven region has wonderful opportunities for tourism, determined by its geographical position, the presence of natural resources and a rich historical heritage.

         "Sinite kamani" nature park is located in the immediate vicinity of Sliven. It is characterized by a pronounced mountainous relief. Its altitude varies from 290 to 1181 m (Balgarka peak - the highest in the Eastern Stara Planina). This makes it suitable for the development of almost all types of mountain sports - skiing, mountaineering, rock climbing, cycling, mountain biking, hang gliding, parachuting, flying without a motor, as well as for hiking and educational tourism.

       In the municipality of Sliven and the municipality of Nova Zagora there are conditions for balneotherapy and SPA tourism, given the presence of natural mineral springs. With great potential for development are the Sliven mineral baths, which have been a resort of national importance since 1967.

                          

 

List of settlements in Sliven Region :

Municipality of Kotel

Mokren , Borintsi , Bratan , Gradets , Dabova , Zheravna , Katunishte , Kipilovo , Kotel , Malko selo , Medven , Neikovo , Orlovo , Ostra Mogila , Padarevo , Sedlarevo , Sokolartsi , Streltsi , Ticha , Topuzevo , Filaretovo , Yablanovo

Municipality of Nova Zagora

Asenovets , Banya , Bogdanovo , Bryastovo , Byal Kladenets , Graphitovo , Dyadovo , Ezero , Elenovo , Zagortsi , Kamenovo , Karanovo , 

Konyovo , Korten , Kriva Krusha , Lyubenets , Lyubenova Mahala , Mlekarevo , Learning , Nova Zagora , Novoselets , Omarchevo , Pet Mogili , 

PitovoPolsko Padarevo , Prokhorovo , Radevo , Radetsky , Sokol , Stoil Voivode , Collected , Sadievo , Sadiepole , Tsenino

Municipality of Sliven

Bykovo , Binkos , Blatets , Bozhevtsi , Bozadzhii , Byala , Uglen , Gavrailovo , Gergevets , 

Glufishevo , Glushnik , Golyamo Chochoveni , Gorno Aleksandrovo, Gradsko, Dragodanovo , Zhelyu voivoda , Zaichari , Zlati voivoda , Izgrev , Ichera , Kaloyanovo , Kamen , Kermen , The blacksmithsKrushare , Malko Chochoveni , MechkarevoMladovo , Nikolaevo , Novachevo , Panaretovtsi , Rakovo , 

Samuilovo , Seliminovo , Skobelevo , Sliven , Sotirya , Sredorek , Stara Reka , Staro Selo , Strupets , Topolchane , Trapoklovo , Chintulovo , Chokoba

Municipality of Tvarditsa

Bliznets , Borov Dol , White Palanka , Yellow Beach , Orizari , Sborishte , Sartsevo , Tvarditsa , Chervenakovo , Shivachevo


ADDRESS:

Сливен 8800,
2, Gen. Stolipin str.

PHONES:
(044) 663 046, 662 373, 662 339
tel./fax (044) 622 731
ODZG_Sliven@
mzh.government.bg