Varna is the third largest city in Bulgaria and the largest on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. Because of its rich history and dynamic presence, it is often called the "Sea Capital of Bulgaria." The city's geographical location, rich natural resources, and ancient history determine its image of one of the most famous and beautiful resort centres in Europe and the largest in the Black Sea region.
Today, Varna is an attractive tourist, cultural, and educational centre with excellent investment opportunities. As the eastern gate of the European Union, the city is an important transport and logistics centre, linking Europe and Asia, a bridge for cooperation and development of trade, transport, and cultural relations.