Air quality in Bulgaria

Air quality index (AQI) and PM2.5 air pollution in Bulgaria

LAST UPDATE (local time)

LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Bulgaria
Most polluted city ranking

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#cityUS AQI
1 Plovdiv, Plovdiv

156

2 Nesebar, Burgas

93

3 Burgas, Burgas

86

4 Lovech, Lovech

74

5 Devnya, Varna

68

6 Kardzhali, Kardzhali

68

7 Ruse, Ruse

57

8 Pleven, Pleven

55

9 Sliven, Sliven

53

10 Blagoevgrad, Blagoevgrad

50

(local time)

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Bulgaria
Cleanest city ranking

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#cityUS AQI
1 Shumen, Shumen

3

2 Smolyan, Smolyan

3

3 Rozhen, Blagoevgrad

8

4 Dobrich, Dobrich

17

5 Oriyakovica, Veliko Tarnovo

20

6 Vratsa, Vratsa

22

7 Lovech, Lovech

25

8 Sofia, Sofia

26

9 Nikopol, Pleven

33

10 Dimitrovgrad, Haskovo

41

(local time)

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How polluted is Bulgaria?

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2020 Air quality average

Human face indicating AQI level

Moderate

2020 average US AQI

83

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PM2.5

x5.5

PM2.5 concentration in Bulgaria air is currently 5.5 times above the WHO annual air quality guideline value

2020  Bulgaria cleanest city Varna , Varna

57

2020  Bulgaria most polluted city Sofia , Sofia

83

2020 aqi country ranking

How does Bulgaria rank globally in air pollution?

22/ 106 countries ranked in 2020

Which country had the worst air quality in 2020?

#COUNTRYPopulationAVG. US AQI
1The national flag of Rest of the worldBangladesh164'689'383

162

2The national flag of Rest of the worldPakistan220'892'331

153

3The national flag of Rest of the worldIndia1'380'004'385

141

4The national flag of Rest of the worldMongolia3'278'292

128

5The national flag of Rest of the worldAfghanistan38'928'341

128

6The national flag of Rest of the worldOman5'106'622

123

7The national flag of Rest of the worldQatar2'881'060

123

8The national flag of Rest of the worldKyrgyzstan6'524'191

121

9The national flag of Rest of the worldIndonesia273'523'621

114

10The national flag of Rest of the worldBosnia Herzegovina3'280'815

113

22The national flag of Rest of the worldBulgaria6'948'445

83

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