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Nesebar Municipality

Община Несебър
Municipality (Obshtina)
Coat of arms
Location in Burgas province
Location on map of Bulgaria
CountryBulgaria
Province (Oblast)Burgas
SeatNesebar
Area
 • Total420.44 km2 (162.33 sq mi)
Population
 • Total29,333
 • Density70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Nesebar Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Несебър, Obshtina Nesebar) is a Bulgarian municipality comprising the northern part of the Black Sea coast of Burgas Province, Bulgaria. Its northern border is with the municipalities of Byala and Dolni Chiflik, its western border — with the municipality of Pomorie, and its eastern border is the Black Sea. Proximity to an international airport, as well as the long coastline and its diverse character create favourable conditions for the development of tourism. It is now the most popular tourist destination in the Balkan Peninsula and one of the most popular in Europe. There are 150 hotels with 70,000 beds, 35,000 beds in private accommodation, more than 1000 cafés and restaurants. The municipal centre is Nesebar, located 20 km from Burgas International Airport.

Towns and villages

The municipality consists of 3 towns and 11 villages:

Towns

Villages

Demographics

Religion

According to the latest Bulgarian census of 2011, the religious composition, among those who answered the optional question on religious identification, was the following:

Religious composition of Nesebar Municipality [1]
Orthodox Christianity
83.3%
Catholicism
0.6%
Protestantism
1.0%
Islam
4.3%
No religion
3.3%
Prefer not to answer, others and aindefinable
7.5%

References

  1. ^ "Religious composition of Bulgaria 2011". pop-stat.mashke.org.

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Coordinates: 42°39′40″N 27°43′6″E / 42.66111°N 27.71833°E / 42.66111; 27.71833