Bulgaria - Road Traffic Data

Dive into a rich repository of data that illuminates the complex dynamics of road usage, congestion, and traffic flow across Bulgaria. Obtain valuable insights from this extensive dataset to inform your strategic decisions with a clear understanding of the nation's traffic patterns.

Vital Traffic Insights across the Bulgaria

Uncover detailed metrics and analyses that reveal the nuances of traffic flow, congestion hotspots, and speed trends—crucial for informed transportation planning and management throughout Bulgaria.


Total Number of records
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19,117 kilometers

Total Length of Bulgaria Roads (Kms)
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Северна Скоростна Тангента - 110.8 km/h

Fastest Road by Median Speed
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площад Лъвов мост - 19.07 km/h

Slowest Road by Median Speed
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Key Variables

Uncover detailed metrics and analyses that reveal the nuances of traffic flow, congestion hotspots, and speed trends—crucial for informed transportation planning and management throughout Bulgaria.

Street Name
The official name of a road, essential for location identification and route navigation.
The maximum legally permitted speed on a road segment, crucial for safety and traffic flow analysis.
The length of a road segment or route, key in calculating travel times and route planning.
Median speed
The middle value of speed measurements, offering a representative speed of traffic under typical conditions.
Average speed
The arithmetic mean of speed data, useful for understanding overall traffic flow on a road segment.
TravelTime Standard Deviation
Reflects the variability in travel time, highlighting potential delays and inconsistencies in journey durations.
A classification system for roads, determining their hierarchy and role in overall traffic mobility.
Standard Deviation speed
A measure of speed variability, indicating the consistency or fluctuation of traffic speeds.
Sample Size
The number of data points or observations collected, critical for the reliability and accuracy of traffic analysis.
Time set
A specific time frame under consideration, important for analyzing traffic patterns at different times.
The order of road segments or data points, important for mapping routes and analyzing traffic flow sequences.

Use Cases

How can this dataset benefit you?

Seasonal Traffic Management for Tourist Destinations

Utilize Bulgaria’s road traffic data to manage and optimize traffic flow to and from key tourist destinations such as the Black Sea coast and mountain resorts. Implement seasonal traffic control measures, such as temporary lanes and adjusted traffic light sequences, to handle the increased flow during peak tourist seasons, enhancing the visitor experience and local commerce.

Urban Congestion Reduction Initiatives

Leverage traffic data to identify congestion patterns within major Bulgarian cities like Sofia and Plovdiv. Use this information to plan and execute congestion reduction strategies, including the introduction of congestion charges, expansion of pedestrian zones, and enhancement of public transportation services to encourage a shift away from private vehicle use.

Road Maintenance and Upgrade Prioritization

Analyze traffic volume and load distribution data across Bulgaria to prioritize road maintenance and infrastructure upgrades. Focus on areas with high traffic volumes and significant wear to ensure road safety and longevity, thereby reducing maintenance costs over time and improving overall traffic efficiency.

Everything You need to know to know about the Road Traffic of Bulgaria

Median Speed by Street Names:

This analysis explores the median vehicle speeds across various road types, highlighting efficiency and congestion levels from highways to local streets

Street Name

Median Speed (km/h)

площад Лъвов мост


улица Кюстендил


улица Граф Игнатиев


булевард Акад. Иван Евстатиев Гешов


площад Сточна гара


булевард Константин Величков


улица Св. Св. Кирил и Методий


булевард Евлоги и Христо Георгиеви


булевард Никола Петков


булевард Драган Цанков






автомагистрала Европа






Автомагистрала Тракия








Северна Скоростна Тангента


Distribution of Speed Limits

Analyzes the range and prevalence of speed limits across Bulgaria, identifying zones of strict regulation and potential areas for speed limit adjustments.

Distribution of Functional Road Classes (FRC)

Highlights the diversity of road types within the network, from major roads to local roads, and their distribution across the country.

Average Speed by Functional Road Class (FRC)

Breaks down average speeds by road functional classification, offering insights into traffic flow and congestion on arterial roads compared to local roads.

Average Speed Distribution for улица Околовръстен път

Focuses on speed patterns along this major road, showcasing areas of congestion or high efficiency and their impact on travel times.

Average Speed by Street Name (Top 10 streets)

Lists the top 10 streets in terms of average speed, offering a snapshot of traffic conditions in busy urban areas or efficient thoroughfares.

Sofia Street Road Traffic

Presents a detailed analysis of Sofia's traffic flow, including peak times, average speeds, and congestion points, illustrated with visual data.

This data is provided by LocationMind but the data source is TomTom

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Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to commonly asked questions about our spatial analyst platform.

What types of data are included in the Road Traffic Insights?

This dataset encompasses real-time and historical data on traffic density, accidents, road conditions, and congestion trends.

How can this road traffic dataset benefit my business or project?

Leverage this dataset for site selection, analyze road traffic on your desired business location, enhanced route planning, strategic urban development projects, and to implement proactive traffic management strategies.

What support does xMap offer to clients using the Road Traffic dataset?

At xMap, we are committed to ensuring that our clients can leverage our datasets effectively. We provide comprehensive technical support, including help with data integration, troubleshooting, and optimization of data use. Additionally, we offer consulting services to help businesses understand and analyze traffic data to meet their specific strategic objectives.

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