with administrative center – the
town of Parvomay, is situated in the most Eastern
area of the Plovdiv field – part of the Upper Thracian
lowlands, with total area of
decares.The Municipality encompasses 17
settlements with population of 32 131 people.Two rivers run through its
territory – the Maritsa river and the Mechka river.Valuable water resource are the
thermal mineral springs in Dragoinovo, Biala Reka and
Lenovo.The surroundings of Vinitsa
village is the unique place in Bulgaria where marsh
snowdrop is to be found.The municipal center – Parvomay is
meters above sea level, with
East longitude and 42о06`00``
North latitude.The surface of Municipality
Parvomay is predominantly plain. Exceptions are the
fields of the villages Voden and Bukovo and partially –
those of Iskra, Briagovo, Dragoinovo and Ezerovo which
are situated in the frontier mountain Dragoina – part of
the Rhodopi mountains, passing to the South-West into
the Novakovski Balkan (mountain)The soils are predominantly black
humus.There are also vast areas of
cinnamon-forest type.In the lowland of the Maritsa
river there are meadow – cinnamon soils.Meadow – alluvial soils are also
to be found (the most fertile ones), as well as meadow –
marsh ones.The territory of Municipality
Parvomay belongs to the area of transitive Mediterranean
The average temperature in January
and about 25˚ С in July.The summer is dry and hot and the winter is
The snowfall is thin and not
durable. The total precipitation is below the average
for the country, about
The precipitation is highest in
December and May and lowest in August and
February-March. The relative humidity is particularly
low– up to 60 %.The strongest wind comes from the
North-West, mainly in May and June, when it blows for
weeks with average velocity of about
3 м/s.Thunderstorms and hailstorms are
quite common in summer.Fogs happen along the Maritsa
river but they are not common.General demographic
Economically active population 12 561
Unemployed by the end of
Level of unemployment 15.06 %
The total area of agricultural
decares, distributed as follows:
private property 301 857 decares
municipal property 98 099 decares
18 132 decares
1 866 decares
93 508 decares
The main crops in the region of
Municipality Parvomay are the grain cultures.
wheat 75 000 decares
barley 7 500 decares
sunflower 13 200 decares
Of crucial importance for
Municipality Parvomay are the following enterprises:
"Chugunoleene Invest 97" АD(joint-stock company)
The company activity is mainly
production of cast iron and steem moulds for the breaks
systems of railway carriages and locomotives, for the
mill industry and non-ferrous metallurgy and the
electric power industry.International transport, full and
partial repair of cars, production of spare parts for
cars, lorries, autobuses, tractors, locomotives, and
carriages. The enterprise has a big potential for
expansion of its production.
Run by “DENIZ 2001”
Ltd with subject of activity –
buy-up, processing and trade with poultry meat and
The slaughter-house is up to the
veterinary and sanitary requirements of the EU and has a
certificate for export for the EU of water-birds
Producer of passemanterie
products: elastic cords, laces, embroideries, lasses,
jacquard textile labels, edgings, etc., entirely
oriented to the ready-made, knitwear and shoes
There are about 100 tailoring
companies on the municipal territory. Part of them
produce for Belgium, Greece and Italy. The biggest one
is “ALENA R”AD
COMPANIES FOR PRODUCTION OF
There are several companies
producing polyethylene items. One of them is “ECOPLAST
99”LTD, specialized in production or PE folio, gloves ,
bags, ice-moulds, plastic caps, etc. of HDPE and LDPE.
Several companies produce ketchup,
tomato and pepper pure, marmalade, sauces and different
kinds of cans. The major ones are “Bulcons Parvomay”
Ltd., “VITAL”, “Balabanov, Bogdanov and Partners”Ltd.
There are many dairies for milk
processing and production of dairy products on the
municipal territory – “Bor-Chvor”, “Shipka 99
The traditions in agriculture and
the fertile soils are a prerequisite for the activities
of many agricultural producers. The mail crops grown
are: wheat - 75 000
barley - 7 500
corn - 8 100
sunflower - 13 200
large-leafs 14 600
The agricultural companies of
major importance in the region are:
Famous on the home and the
international market with production of early cucumbers.
The company has
decares of glass hot-houses and
uses natural gas for fuel.
The company cultivates 1 000
decares of vines.
The investment program of the
company includes building of “Winery Zagrei” with
capacity of 1000 tons annual production. The technological and
architectural projects include building of a purifying
and tank premises using for fuel the dried vine clusters
and other agricultural waste products.
The major foreign investors n
Municipality Parvomay are:
“SHIPKA 99” –
an enterprise for milk processing
and production of all kinds of dairy products. Its owner
is a private Lebanon company.
“TNT DESIGN” LTD. –
owner and manager of the company
is Dirk Van Ginderachter, citizen of Belgium. At the
moment he is preparing the start of the company activity
which will include production of polyester items – car
spoilers for export to the European market.
owner is Didie George Jozef Gutals,
The company activity is sewing on
owner is the French consortium ADF.
The company activity is wool
The municipal territory is run
through by a high-speed railway road.
LTD is the first gas company
within the structure of Overgas Holding AD and in
Bulgaria. Since its foundation in 1992 the company
undertook the challenge to work in a fast developing
private company and for the affirmation of a modern and
perspective gas philosophy in Bulgaria.
The total lineal part for the
whole system - 35151 m
The company supplies nature gas by
sectors and consumers as follows:
Industrial sector: 16
consumers: "ADF Bulgaria”; “Deniz 2001”
LTD, "К & К
LTD, “Sladak pat”, "Parvomay-BT"
LTD, ЕТ "Nuri Hadzhiyusein", "Vital"
LTD, ЕТ "Barbaros - М.
Ahmed", ЕТ "Ат.
Tzarnopilev", “Alex –S 2002”
LTD ; ЕТ “RAN – 91”; “Petrol station”, “Ecoplast
LTD – 95% о of the total number of
enterprises in the industrial sector.
Social sector: 21 -
first consumers were the municipal sites
Household consumers - 112
It s planned to supply more than
2000 households with this economic and convenient fuel.
.The international road
Е-80 passes through the town and
highway Trakia passes very near.