Dimitrovgrad Municipality is situated along the Maritza River in the Thracian Lowlands. It is a commercial and industrial centre as well as s transportation hub of Southern Bulgaria. Maritsa Highway connects the city with Istanbul. Trakia Highway links the region with Plovdiv industrial zones and Sofia to the west and Port of Burgas to the east. The well-developed road network in the municipality provides good connections for logistics operations and easy access for commuters. Dimitrovgrad is а part of the Rail Freight Corridor which connects North Sea ports with Aegean and Black Sea, running from the Port of Bremerhaven in Germany via Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria, and Hungary, with one branch to Romania and another via Bulgaria to Thessaloniki in Greece.
Agriculture, Textile, Food, Chemical Industries, Machine building, Power engineering and Trade are the core activities in the economics profile of the municipality. Dimitrovgrad is one of the first places among the municipalities by volume of foreign investments.
The region has an ever-increasing employment rate of 64.3%, thus catching up with the EU average of 67.7%.
Young people in the region can benefit from an array of non-formal training programs. In 2018, for a second year in a row Dimitrovgrad hosted the Programming Basics open course of Software University. Start-up Factory Haskovo provides informal training programs for young entrepreneurs.
The city has a well-developed social infrastructure, consisting of modernized kindergartens, nurseries, schools and medical centres. Most of these are reachable within 15-20 minutes from any point in the municipality.