Svilengrad Tourism, Bulgaria

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Svilengrad (Bulgarian: Свиленград) is a town in Haskovo Province, South-central Bulgaria, situated at the border of Turkey and Greece. It is the administrative centre of the homonymous Svilengrad Municipality. As of December 2009, the town has a population of 18,132 inhabitants. Svilengrad is close to the road borders of Greece and Turkey (supposedly one of the largest road customs in Europe). Svilengrad is located ESE of Sofia and Plovdiv, South of Varna and Burgas, West of Edirne and North of the nearest Greek community Ormenio and Alexandroupoli in Greece. There is a higher level of employment than in surrounding villages. Most people work for customs and border related industries e.g. TIR servicing, hotels, border police, etc. The town centre has a pedestrianized high street mostly filled with cafes, bars, phone shops and hotels. The town has 3 DVD rental shops, two cinemas and a library. The Maritsa river flows through Svilengrad. The Evros regional unit of Greece is bordered to the south. The Rhodope mountains lie to the west and southwest. The area to the southwest is famous for its fruit trees.


This warm abode of Svilengrad is a delightful place to visit in Bulgaria. A gripping city on its own right, Burgas also deserves a visit. Add Burgas to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Strandja Mountain, Sea Garden, Mall Galleria Burgas. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Svilengrad*

  • Pollution Statistics in Svilengrad

    Know the pollution level of Svilengrad before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 89.29 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 81.25 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Svilengrad: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Svilengrad for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Svilengrad.

    • Burglary and Theft 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 33.33 (Low)
    • Attacks 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 93.75 (Very High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 16.67 (Very Low)
  • Living in Svilengrad - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 91.54 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 71.55 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.83 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Svilengrad

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Svilengrad

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.16 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.28 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 21.86 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 61.24 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 34.97 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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