Aksakovo Municipality - Bulgaria

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Address: Georgi Petleshev 58B, Aksakovo 8154, Bulgaria
Mayor: Eng. Atanas Stoilov
Number of citizens: 135,125
Province: Varna
tel. 052762040
fax 052763293
site: www.aksakovo.net



Municipality Aksakovo is located in the eastern part of the Danube plain, occupies part of the Dobrudja plateau and small part of the valley of river Batova. It has direct access to the Black sea through 4 km stripe between Zlatni Piassatsi resort and Kranevo village. The municipality embraces 23 settlements with center the town of Aksakovo.

The strategic geographic position of Municipality Aksakovo combines transport connections on land, air and water. Through the territory of the municipality passes the highway Haemus connecting Varna with the capital Sofia. Very close are located the ports Varna West – 12 km., Varna East – 8 km. and Ferryboat complex – 6 km.

The civil airport for home and international transport is the second of importance in Bulgaria and is located on the territory of Municipality Aksakovo. In summer time charter flights connect the Airport Varna with all important airports in Europe and Asia.

The most important and constant transport connection is between the municipal center Aksakovo and Varna. By its well developed transport infrastructure Municipality Aksakovo is connected with the greatest resort complexes on the north Black sea coast – Zlatni Piassatsi, St. St. Constantine and Helena, Albena, Kranevo and Balchik. Near the municipality /on 6 km./ is located a Ferryboat complex and railway easing the contacts in the region with domestic and international partners.

Taking into account the close location of Aksakovo to the attractive tourist summer seaside resorts: St. St. Constantine and Helena, Zlatni Piassatsi and Albena, the municipality has all conditions for the growth of rural, hunting and sport tourism.

In the municipality territory parts of the nature park Zlatni Piassatsi, nature park Pobiti kamani and the area Batova are included.

Fully reconstructed and restored churches meet locals and guests from the country and abroad as well as they keep the Christian spirit in them.

The municipality is traditionally well developed agrarian region. The climate is especially good for the production of cereals and growth of vineyards. In the region of Aksakovo is located the greatest in the region greenhouse complex, where is employed on full-time year round basis an important part of the municipality population. The potential of agrarian lands is considered as priority for the economic growth of the municipality and one of the focuses is to lay the foundations of modern agricultural sector.

The favorable conditions in the municipality create opportunities for economic growth of certain sub-sectors as food industry, meat processing industry and ecologic agricultural production, as well as furniture and construction related materials.