Sites & cities that bear the name of Pomorie


Today in : Bulgaria
First trace of activity : ca. 5th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : Anhialo, Анхиало, Tuthom, Anchialus, Αγχίαλος, Anchialos, Поморие, Ahyolu

Description : Pomorie (Bulgarian: Поморие ), historically known as Anchialos (Greek: Αγχίαλος), is a town and seaside resort in southeastern Bulgaria, located on a narrow rocky peninsula in Burgas Bay on the southern Bulgarian Black Sea Coast. It is situated in Burgas Province, 20 km away from the city of Burgas and 18 km from the Sunny Beach resort. The ultrasaline lagoon Lake Pomorie, the northernmost of the Burgas Lakes, lies in the immediate proximity. The town is the administrative centre of the eponymous Pomorie Municipality. Pomorie is an ancient city and today an important tourist destination. As of December 2009, it has a population of 13,569 inhabitants. It lies at 42°33′N 27°39′E.

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