The largest town in the Southwestern Bulgaria, which is also a regional center, Blagoevgrad is located about 100 km south of Sofia, on the road to Thessaloniki and Athens. This is almost the geographical center of the Balkans - an area where there has been a presence of civilized life since ancient times. Blagoevgrad has a population of 68,679 inhabitants according to data of National Statistical Institute as of 31 December 2019.

The town of Blagoevgrad is located near Greece and Macedonia, with modern transport links, rich in its cultural and historical places of interest, offering natural beauty and healing mineral water springs, becoming increasingly attractive for cultural and ecological tourism, for summer and winter holidays.
Blagoevgrad is the economic center of the Southwestern Bulgaria. 

The economy of Blagoevgrad region is diverse and well balanced against the general background of the country. The largest contribution to the volume of manufactured output and the number of workplaces has industry sector followed by the trade and transport sectors.

The GDP per capita for the region in 2018 is BGN 9,736.

The most visited park near the town is Bachinovo, which is situated in the valley of Bistritsa River. Along the 2.5 km alley there are restaurants, children’s playgrounds, Blagoevgrad Aquapark and an indoor pool. At the end of the alley is an artificial lake with a depth of 2-4 meters, which is filled with water from Bistritsa River. During weekends the part is visited by nearly 10,000 people.

People can also visit the Hunting House Park, the Skaptopara Park, the City Garden, Zaeva Polyana and the Volga Park.

There is also a zoo in the town of Blagoevgrad. The idea was born in 1959, when the first animal was brought to the city garden - an eagle, and a little later a lion was also delivered. A few years later, the zoo was already a fact and opened its doors for the first time. Presently, the zoo is home to over 300 animals. There are representatives of both Balkan and exotic species. The zoo is open 7 days a week, from morning to evening. The entrance fee for it is worth BGN 1.00.

    There are five healthcare facilities in Blagoevgrad - Blagoevgrad Multi-disciplinary Hospital for Active Treatment, Multi-disciplinary Hospital for Active Treatment “Pulse”, Specialized Hospital for Active Treatment of Oncological Diseases “St. Mina”, Specialized Hospital for Active Treatment of Pneumonia and Phthisiology and Center for Mental Health.

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