Plovdiv, Bulgaria – established on October 24, 2002
The second largest city in Bulgaria, Plovdiv is the center of economy, culture, commerce, transport, education, and tourism. It has the largest economy in Bulgaria, accounting for 7.5 percent of the country’s GDP. The city is full of archaeological cultural heritages, and the old town in Plovdiv is included in UNESCO World Heritage. Plovdiv was selected as the European Capital of Culture 2019.
- Location :South central Bulgaria
- Population : 540,000
- Area : 102㎢