Pazardzhik District

Pazardzhik District

 

an administrative and territorial unit in southern Bulgaria. Area, 4,400 sq km. Population, 312,000 (1972). The city of Pazardzhik is the administrative center. Much of the district is covered by mountains: the Sredna Gora in the north and the Rhodope Mountains in the south. The central section lies within the fertile upper Thracian Plain, which extends along the Maritsa River.

One of Bulgaria’s most industrially developed regions, Pazardzhik District also produces a large agricultural surplus. Electrical energy is created by the hydroelectric power plants of the Batak and Belmeken-Sestrimo systems. Copper ores are mined in the vicinity of Panagyurishte. The district’s industries produce machine tools, electronic calculating equipment, batteries, canned fruits and vegetables, and tobacco goods. Other products include timber, pulp and paper (Belovo), and textiles (Panagyurishte, Pazardzhik).

Pazardzhik District is a region of intensive agriculture, with more than one-half of the land irrigated. There are wheat and corn plantings, and vegetables are grown, primarily in greenhouses. Locally grown fruits, grapes, and tobacco are important exports. The district has balneological health resorts at Velin-grad and Bania. It also has mountain health resorts, including Iundola and Anton Ivanov.

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The subject of the contract includes the following two activities: - activity 1: "implementation of inventory of forest areas, Elaboration of a forest map, Hunting plan and plan for forest fire protection activities in the area of activity of shiroka polyana tpp, Batak municipality, Pazardjik district , - activity 2: "elaboration of a forestry plan for the forest territories - state property, In the area of activity of tp shiroka polyana tpp, Batak municipality, Pazardzhik district.
The event will be attended by Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, Pazardzhik District Governor Stefan Mirev, Pazardzhik Mayor Todor Popov, Andreas Kostal - Executive Director of Holding "Kostal", Johann Grabowski - General Manager of "Kostal Bulgaria Automotive".
Sofia (Bulgaria), Dec 31 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has found the most ancient civilization in Europe, near Yunatsite village, Pazardzhik District, in Bulgaria.
Contract award notice:The public contract is for the selection of a contractor to provide insurance services to the territorial units located in the territory of the Pazardzhik District and includes 4% Positions:
All witnesses in the case against Ahmed Musa Ahmed and his 13 supporters who were questioned on Thursday by the Pazardzhik District Court have withdrawn their statements, reported BNR.
Speaking Tuesday at the official start of grape harvest in the southern Bulgarian village of Chernogorovo, Pazardzhik District, he noted that some 200A 000 tonnes of grapes were to be harvested, out of which around 140 million litres of wine were to be produced in 2014.
Contract notice: periodic medical examinations for the purpose of pazardzhik district prosecutor.
The subject of the contract is to perform periodic medical examinations of employees Pazardzhik District Prosecutor in accordance with Regulation 3 of 02.
Contract notice: "provision of services of occupational health service for the needs of pazardzhik district prosecutor"
Imamov said that crackdown has upset the entire Muslim community across Bulgaria, and not just in the southern regions close to the village of Lazhnitsa, Pazardzhik District.
Contract notice: Provision of services of occupational health service for the needs of pazardzhik district prosecutor~s office.
An emergency situation was declared in Pazardzhik district, central southern Bulgaria, after heavy rains caused extensive flooding in the area.