The town of Kardzhali has become a real administrative, commercial, cultural and industrial centre which belongs not only of the Municipality of Kardzhali, but also to the whole Eastern Rhodopes. The town is 259 km away from Sofia and 90 km away from the town of Plovdiv which is the second largest town in Bulgaria. For the time being, the nearest border checkpoint “Captain Andreevo” is 132 km away from the town and it connects Bulgaria to the Republic of Turkey and the Republic of Greece.
Considerable amounts of investments have been attracted to this town in order to build many industrial, construction and trade companies. Thus, it has become the economic centre of Kardzhali District.