Svishtov, Bulgaria

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agglomeration: 36,635
city: 26,047

Land area

625 km2

Population density

59 inhabitants/km2

Svishtov Municipality is situated in the northernmost part of Veliko Turnovo District and borders through the Danube River on the Republic of Romania. The role and importance of the town and its port have real prospects of increasing in connection with the development of trans-European transport corridors and the expansion of communications along the Danube River.

Modal Split

Year 2017


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Contact person for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning

City website:
Political representative: Plamen Petkov, Deputy Mayor

Participation in previous and current EU transport related projects

  • Romania-Bulgaria (2010 - 2012)   (show/hide more information)
    Operational Programme for the 2007- 2013 programming period - “Improvement of the cross border mobility in Svishtov - Zimich area through development and reconstruction of main segments of the transport infrastructure” • Transport links between two towns on either side of the Danube River have been upgraded as part of a project to increase cross border trade and mobility, and to revitalise an important connection point between Romania and Bulgaria.
  • Transdanube.Pearls (2017 - 2019)   (show/hide more information)
    Stakeholder in the Network for Sustainable Mobility along the Danube.

Status of the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan

The municipality intends to develop Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan in the near future.

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