1.291.591 citizens Sofia is Bulgaria’s capital It is one of the 14 biggest cities in the European Union Is one of the most ancient cities in the European Union
This city wasn’t been originally named as Sofia. First, it was known as Sérdica.Later, as Triaditsa, Sredets, and finally, Sofia.In1832 it was conquered by the Ottoman Empire, that’s why Sofia has many mosques and turkish baths.The 17th of September is “The day of Sofia” , because it is the Christian date of Santa Sofia. Alejandra.
It’s located in the middle of the Balkans, west of Bulgaria, next to Mount Vitosha,in Sofia’s valley, surrounded by mountains.In the city we can find a river,called River Iskar.
Bulgaria is a democratic republic and it’s actual president is Georgi Sedefchov Parvanov (Георги Седефчов Първанов)
Sofia has a continental climate. The hottestmonth is August, and the coldest is January.It’s medium temperature is 10ºC in winter , and40ºC in summer.The best place to enjoyBulgaria’s summer is the “Black sea”.
Bulgaria has traditionally been a christian state, but the religious communities in the country coexist peacefully.
University St. Kl. OfOhrid.It was foundedon october 1st of1888.It has 14.000students.Occuppies18 624 m².
This church isone of themost ancienttemples ofthe Balkanpeninsula( c. IV)
It is a monumentin Shipka(Шипка), dedicated to the soldiersthat died for theliberation ofBulgaria in theRusso-TurkishWar(1877-1878).
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MartenitsiBaba Marta iscelebrated on March1st. Baba Marta is agrandma that bringswith her thespring, and takesaway the cold winter.The tradition is toexchange Martenitsi.