Road network

The city is situated of important transport crossroad. Through him traversed North railways line Sofia-Varna and the link with direction Shumen - Komunari - South Bulgaria. The general length of the railway lines traversed through the territory of the Municipality is 30.16 km., as all are supplying with electricity. The doubled railway lines are 12.31 km.

In the area of the municipality traversed international highways I-2 Ruse - Shoumen - Varna, I-4 Sofia - Targovishte - Belokopitovo and I-7 Silistra - Shoumen - Iambol. Through the territory of the Municipality of Shoumen will traversed and 23 km. from highway Hemus (Sofia - Varna). By rhythmical insurance of resources this section may to be build in time to 2006.

The length of the between-town road network in the Municipality is 226.09 km. The rate class highways are 45.455 km., and second class - 16.848 km. The roads from three class are 37.200 km., and of the fourth grade with length 130.420 km. The asphalt-paved roads represented 68.4% or 154.62 km. from the general length of the between-town road network. In the territory of the city have 220 km. Town road network, fully covered with permanently flooring, from which 90% are asphalt-paved and 10% paved.






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