Държавен архив – Силистра

  • Durzhaven arhiv - Silistra
  • State Archive in Silistra


5, General Skobelev Street


+359 86822227 – head of division
+359 86 822227 – reading room
+359 886091939 - mobile


State Archive in Silistra was created in 1963. After many reorganizations it became since 2010 the branch of the Regional State Archives in Veliko Turnovo. The Silistra State Archive is a division within the Regional State Archives of Veliko Turnovo Directorate. It manages the selection, acquisition, registration, processing, preservation and provision for use of the documents identified for permanent storage, which stem from the district administration, the municipalities of the Silistra region, the territorial structures of the state bodies and other state and municipal institutions, organisations and important figures of local significance; as well as the scientific and methodological guidance and control of the organisation, preservation and use of documents in the archival services.

The Archive was created in 1963 under the subordination of the People’s County Council of Silistra and in 1988 it was incorporated within the structure of the Municipality of Silistra. In 1992 it passed under the direct governance of the General Department of Archives at the Council of Ministers. In 1978 it received the status of a directorate, but in 2010 it was reformed into a division.

Archival and Other Holdings

As for 1 I 2018 the archive contained 2134 archival collections (105 546 archival units)

As of the 1st Jan. 2012 the total fonds’ amount of the Archive is 901.38 linear metres with 2686 archival fonds (public 2073 and private 55) with 101 661 archival units; 1036 partial accessions and 1010 memoirs. The Security fonds consists of 113 276 frames.


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