Sozopol Municipality

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Sozopol Municipality
Община Созопол
Municipality (Obshtina)
Location in Burgas provinceLocation on map of Bulgaria 
Location in Burgas province
Country Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Burgas
Seat Sozopol
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Sozopol Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Созопол, Obshtina Sozopol) is located in the southern Bulgarian Black Sea Coast and borders Burgas Municipality and Primorsko Municipality. The coast stretches 51 km of which 17.1 km are excellent beaches. There are many small bays and peninsulas as well as several isles. The climate is favourable for growing different crops such as grapes, apples, peaches, cherries, strawberries and others. Sozopol is the biggest fishing port of the country with two major plants processing fish. Tourism is now the most important industry with more than 50,000 beds in the territory of the municipality. As of 2006 the population is 13,401.

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Coordinates: 42°17′N 27°26′E / 42.283°N 27.433°E / 42.283; 27.433