The lake in Burgas is now a protected zone
By order of the minister of ecology and waters Jevdet Chakarov, the lake in Burgas is now a protected zone, under the care of the Law for biological variety.
A restoration and preservation of nigh-extinct species will take place. Populations of rare types pink pelican and other uncommon animals can be found in the lake. The lake of Burgas is the largest natural lake in Bulgaria. It’s length is 9,6 kilometers, and it’s width – 2,5 – 5 kilometres; the overall area is 28 square kilometres, and it’s depth is up to 13 m. Above it passes the Via Pontica – one of the big “air highways” of migrating birds in the entire continent.