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Burgas

(sometimes transliterated as Bourgas)

Burgas was founded as an Ancient Greek city under the name Pyrgos. Its Bulgarian name originates from Pyrgos, through the Latin Burgos/Poros.

The second-largest city and seaside resort on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast.

Surrounded by the coastal Burgas Lakes and located at the westernmost point of the Black Sea, the large Burgas Bay, Burgas has the largest and most important Bulgarian port. Today, it is a key economic, cultural and tourist centre of southeastern Bulgaria, with the Burgas Airport serving the resorts of the southern Bulgarian coast.

Geography

Burgas is situated in the westernmost point of the bay of the same name and in the eastern part of the Burgas plain which is located to the east of the Upper Thracian Plain. Burgas is located at 389 km of Sofia, 272 km of Plovdiv and 350 km of Istanbul. To the east and north the city is surrounded by the Burgas Lakes - Vaya, Atanasovsko and Mandrensko which are home to several hundred bird species. Pan-European corridor 8 passes through the city.

Climate

Burgas has a humid subtropical climate, with considerable maritime and continental influences.

MONETARY SYSTEM

The national currency is the Bulgarian Lev. Bank notes of the following denominations are in circulation: 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 , 100 Levs. 1 Euro = 1,95583 BGN.

Time

Summer time: GMT + 3 hrs. (April through September)

ELECTRICITY 220 Volts, 50 Hz

Important Dates:

May 04, 2011

Extended May 16, 2011 Submission deadline

June 12, 2011

Notification of Acceptance

July 01, 2011

Camera Ready Papers
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July 05, 2011

Early Registration

July 25,2011

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