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Traditional agricultural region

Silistra district is situated in the northern part of the Republic of Bulgaria, on the bank of the river Danube. People from different ethnic groups work and live together here: Bulgarians, Turks, Roma, Armenians, and others. The administrative center of the district is Silistra - a town, which dates back from thousands of years and has an important role in the history of Bulgaria. The district consists of 7 municipal centers with 118 populated areas.

The district is a traditionally developed agricultural region. The conditions of climate and nature are suitable for modern agriculture development on fertile soil and for the production of ecologically clean products. There is stress on the growing of cereals and industrial crops, the perennial plants and vegetable growing.

Priority in the development of Silistra district is the construction of ferry connections Silistra-Kalarash (Rumania) and Toutrakan-Oltenitsa (Rumania), as well as the ro-ro terminal Silistra-Reni (Ukraine), which will establish the shortest road from and to Turkey and the Middle East. Silsitra is a crosspoint of transport corridor No 7 along the river Danube, which also establishes the connection with West Europe.

The district has well-constructed infrastructure, suitable for the different productions and alternative tourism, as well as a potential of educated and highly qualified experts in different spheres.

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