Държавен архив – Варна

  • Durzhaven arhiv - Varna
  • Varna State Archive


The State Archive in Varna was created in 1952. After having been restructured several times it became a branch of the Regional State Archives in Varna in 2010.

Mandates/Sources of Authority

Through the years the Archive was headed by: Petar Zhelev (1952–1955), Zhelyazko Georgiev (1956–1957), Maria Penkova (1958–1979), Stefan Lilov (1980–1995), Borislav Dryanovski (1995–2007), Ginka Koleva (2007–2010).

Archival and Other Holdings

As of 1 January, the archive contained 4,086 archival collections (304,296 archival units).

Opening Times

The reading rooms of the Varna State Archive are open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.