Pernik Province


Pernik Province

Infobox Province of Bulgaria
Cyrillic = Област Перник


Capital = Pernik
Municipalities = 6
Area = 2,390.5 km²
Density = 68 persons/km²
Population = 156,561
LicensePlate = PK
Governor =
Website =

Pernik Province is a province in western Bulgaria, neighbouring Serbia. Its main city is Pernik, and other municipalities are Breznik, Kovachevtsi, Radomir, Tran, and Zemen.

Industry is of vital importance for the economy of the province. Pernik is the major manufacturing centre, one of the largest in the country with the "Stomana" steel complex; heavy machinery (mining and industrial equipment); building materials and textiles being the most important. There is an enormous plant for heavy machinery in Radomir which produces excavators and industrial equipment, but is currently not working with full capacity.

External links

* [http://www.pernik.bg/ City homepage (in Bulgarian)]
* [http://www.pernik.info/ Pernik city information portal (in Bulgarian)]


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