Air quality in Bulgaria

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

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Bulgaria
Most polluted city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1 Smolyan, Smolyan

171

2 Plovdiv, Plovdiv

167

3 Pernik, Pernik

149

4 Stara Zagora, Stara Zagora

132

5 Burgas, Burgas

130

6 Sofia, Sofia

128

7 Oriyakovica, Veliko Tarnovo

114

8 Vidin, Vidin

93

9 Nesebar, Burgas

88

10 Devnya, Varna

74

(local time)

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Bulgaria
Cleanest city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1 Vratsa, Vratsa

4

2 Rozhen, Blagoevgrad

17

3 Dimitrovgrad, Haskovo

37

4 Dobrich, Dobrich

53

5 Blagoevgrad, Blagoevgrad

57

6 Shumen, Shumen

61

7 Sliven, Sliven

63

8 Kardzhali, Kardzhali

68

9 Lovech, Lovech

68

10 Varna, Varna

68

(local time)

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OVERVIEW

How polluted is Bulgaria?

2019 Air quality average

Moderate

2019 average US AQI

79

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PM2.5

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PM2.5 concentration in Bulgaria in 2019 was 2 times above WHO exposure recommendation

2019  Bulgaria cleanest cityBurgas, Burgas

62

2019  Bulgaria most polluted citySofia, Sofia

82

2019 aqi country ranking

How does Bulgaria rank globally in air pollution?

24/ 98 countries ranked in 2019

Which country had the worst air quality in 2019?

#COUNTRYPopulationAVG. US AQI
1Bangladesh166'368'149

165

2Pakistan200'813'818

156

3Mongolia3'121'772

154

4Afghanistan36'373'176

153

5India1'354'051'854

152

6Indonesia266'794'980

141

7Bahrain1'566'993

129

8Nepal29'624'035

123

9Uzbekistan32'364'996

115

10Iraq39'127'900

111

24Bulgaria7'036'848

79

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How to best protect from air pollution?

Reduce your air pollution exposure in Bulgaria