Geographical Characteristics
Sofia is located in the Sofia Valley with an altitude of about 550 meters on a territory of 1,311 sq. km, of which populated areas and urbanized territories occupy 245.5 sq. km, agricultural land - 509 sq. km, forest areas - 466.5 sq. km ...

Administrative-territorial division
Sofia Municipality is an administrative-territorial unit, which has the status of a region. Sofia Municipality comprises 38 localities, including 4 cities: Sofia, Bankya, Buhovo and Novi Iskar and 34 villages. ...

Historical Summary
Came into being (Established) round a hot mineral spring, at the crossroads of extremely important roads linking Western Europe with Asia Minor and the Middle East and the Baltic Sea with the Aegean Sea, the city of Sofia has seen and remembers lot. ...

Coat of Arms of Sofia
“Sofia obtained a coat of arms on the occasion of the World’s Fair held in Paris in the summer of 1900 in which Bulgaria took part. The Executive Committee of the fair requested also from our capital to submit a copy of its coat-of-arms to be put in the ceremonial hall. ...

Mayors of Sofia
During the 138 years since the Liberation from Ottoman Rule, the Sofia Municipality was governed by 56 mayors ...

Dates and Facts
Lion’s and Eagles’ bridge, The yellow paving blocks, The first trams in Sofia, The Doctor's Monument, Sofia University, National Theatre in Sofia, The Saint Sophia Church and ...