|• Mayor||Kiril Stoyanov|
|Elevation||0 m (0 ft)|
(15 March 2009)
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
Obzor (Bulgarian: Обзор [obˈzɔr]) is a small town and seaside resort on the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria. It is part of Nesebar Municipality, Burgas Province. On February 28th, 2021, the citizen of Obzor and 6 nearby villages voted in a referendum to separate from Nesebar Municipality and form an independent municipality, centered on Obzor. Voting activity was 76.02% and approximately 70% of people voted for independence.
The Thracian and ancient Greek name of Obzor was Ναύλοχος Naulochos. It was a small port on the coast of Thrace, a colony of Mesembria. The ancient Romans named it Templum Iovis (Temple of Jupiter); Pliny called it Tetranaulochus. During the Ottoman rule of Bulgaria, it was known as Gözeken. The modern name was introduced in 1936; Obzor obtained town privileges on 9 September 1984.
The 2200-m-long Kaleto eco path (Bulgarian: Екопътека “Калето”) connects the northwestern outskirts of Obzor with the remains of a medieval fortress. Visitors can see a 10-m-high waterfall and a mineral spring along the trail.
Obzor is twinned with:
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