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Pravets Municipality


Address Osvobozhdenie Sq., Pravets, Bulgaria
Tel. No. +359 7133 2288
Fax No. +359 7133 2433
E-mail address dhprv@ttm.bg
Year of foundation 1979 - the town incorporating ten villages
Key personnel Name
Mayor: Mr. Tsanko Vassilev Marinov
Deputy Mayor: Mr. Vladimir Shishkov
Secretary: Ms. Penka Ralcheva

HISTORICAL DATA:
  • remains of Tracian and Roman settlements
  • archaeological researches of Tracian tofts
  • first written document about Pravets - 1430 in a Turkish document "Mustafa of Timar"
  • active participation in all national movements
  • many monuments and monasteries
  • the birth-place of the ex-president Todor Zhivkov
  • GEOGRAPHICAL DATA
  • north-eastern part of Sofia district
  • area of 323 sq. km
  • mild continental climate; healthy fresh air; ecologically clean forests, lakes and rivers
  • rare wildlife - deer, hinds, pheasants, wild boars, etc.
  • close to the capital Sofia
  • complete infrastructure (communications, banks, schools, etc.)
  • central heating
  • SOCIO-ECONOMIC DATA AND MAJOR BUSINESSES


    Local Industry:
  • baker’s, packing house
  • Tourism
  • Microelectronics


  • Major Businesses:

    "Microprocessor System" Plant - to be privatised, producing:
    printed circuit boards /PCBs/
    computer components

    "EZTUR" JSC - to be privatised
    supplying all machinery and equipment for tourism and sport


    "AGROVIL" JSC - for the production of fodder


    EDUCATION AND CULTURE


    Computer College of the Technical University of Sofia - intensive study of English and computers - 535 students


    Secondary Grammar Language School with very intensive English, German and French - 1000 students


    Business Administration and Tourism College



    MAJOR PROJECTS


    expanding the capacity of the District Heating Network


    Combine heat and power production (Co-generation) - 5 + 10 MW with heat accumulator 500 + 1000 cub.m


    Renewing the heat supply network and the sub-stations


    INTERNATIONAL CO-OPERATION


    A twin town in Japan - Iwase

    INVESTMENT PROGRAMMES


    Eco-village project


    Village tourism


    Eco-agro business centre





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