Black Sea Euroregion

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Black Sea Euroregion (Bulgarian: Черноморски еврорегион, translit. Chernomorski evroregion, Romanian: Euroregiunea Mării Negre) is a seaside Euroregion, located in Bulgaria and Romania.


The Congress of the Council of Europe launched a Black Sea Euroregion on 26 September 2008, when the constituent act was signed by 14 authorities in four countries.[1]


The region is composed of:

The largest city is Varna,[3].[5] The administrative center of the euroregion is Varna. The port of Constanţa is marginally the largest port on the Black Sea.

Largest cities[edit]

This is a list of cities over 10.000 inhabitants in the region:

City Population Metro Country
Varna 343,486 475,000  Bulgaria
Constanţa 310,471[6] 446,595[7]  Romania
Burgas 200.264 212,902  Bulgaria
Tulcea 92,379  Romania
Dobrich 89,472  Bulgaria
Medgidia 44,850  Romania
Mangalia 41,153  Romania
Năvodari 34,669  Romania
Cernavodă 19,890  Romania
Aitos 19,537  Bulgaria
Karnobat 18,394  Bulgaria
Pomorie 14,170  Bulgaria
Ovidiu 13,458  Romania
Nesebar 13,347  Bulgaria
Provadiya 13,090  Bulgaria
Kavarna 11,368  Bulgaria
Balchik 11,321  Bulgaria
Hârşova 11,198  Romania
Murfatlar 10,857  Romania
Măcin 10,625  Romania
Babadag 10,037  Romania


The "Black Sea Euro-region" initiative seeks to encourage greater awareness and careful use of the Black Sea resources and their sustainable management, as well as regionalisation processes in the area.


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  2. ^ Bulgarian Provinces area and population 1999 — National Center for Regional Development — page 90-91 Archived 2011-01-13 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ a b (in Bulgarian)Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Express data from Census 2011 Archived April 24, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ Romanian National Institute of Statistics
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  6. ^ According to 2002 Romanian Census
  7. ^ "Populaţia stabilă la 1.01.2009" (in Romanian). INSSE. May 19, 2009. Archived from the original on July 26, 2009. Retrieved May 25, 2009.