Svishtov


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Svishtov

(svēshtôf`), town (1993 pop. 31,960), N Bulgaria, a port on the Danube River. It is an agricultural center with a significant fishing industry. With a history dating to Roman times, it became, under Turkish rule (15th–19th cent.), an important commercial and military center known as Sistova. The city has a 19th-century cathedral, a university, and an archaeological museum.

Svishtov

 

a city and port in northern Bulgaria; located on the Danube, in Veliko Turnovo District. Population, 25,000 (1972). Svishtov has a combine for the production of synthetic fibers. The food-processing industry is also important, especially canning, meat-packing, and winemaking. The city has a higher institute of finance and economics.

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This year we have allocated BGN 70 million for reclamation of old landfills, Minister of Environment and Water Neno Dimov said in reference to the fire in Svishtov, in an interview with bTV."The landfill in Svishtov has ceased operations and needs to be reclaimed.
By December 2011, Bulgaria's Ministry of Transport, Information Technology, and Communications controlled 9 concession contracts for the port terminals of Lesport, Balchik, Svishtov, Oryahovo, Somovit, Vidin-Sever, and Rosenetz, the the Silistra ferry terminal, and the civil airports in Burgas and Varna, according to a report on the implementation of infrastructure concession contracts.
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