Vitosha, the ancient Scomius or Scombrus, is a mountain massif, on the outskirts of , the capital of . Vitosha is one of the symbols of Sofia and the closest site for hiking, alpinism and skiing.

Notable Places in the Area

is the summit of Vitosha Mountain in . is situated 350 metres north of Vitosha. Photo: Svik, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a peak on Vitosha Mountain in . is situated 1 km northeast of Vitosha. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5.

is a peak rising to 2,191 m in northeastern Vitosha Mountain in . is situated 1½ km northeast of Vitosha. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

is the third highest peak of Vitosha Mountain in . is situated 1½ km southeast of Vitosha. Photo: Dido3, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a village in the municipality of , western . Photo: Spiritia, Public domain.

is a large village in the municipality, located at 15 km to the south of the capital . Photo: Eola, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a neighborhood of , which is located at the foot of Vitosha Mountain. Photo: Preslav, Public domain.


42.56° or 42° 33' 36" north
23.28° or 23° 16' 48" east
Open Location Code
2,290 metres (7,513 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 4938045021
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: فيتوشا
  • Armenian: Վիտոշա
  • Basque: Vitoxa
  • Bulgarian: Витоша
  • Chinese: 維托沙山
  • Chinese: 維托莎
  • Church Slavic: Витоша
  • Croatian: Vitoša
  • Czech: Vitoša
  • Danish: Vitosha
  • Dutch: Vitosha
  • Dutch: Vitosja
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: جبل فيتوشا
  • English: Vitosha Mountain
  • French: Vitocha
  • Georgian: ვიტოშა
  • German: Vitoscha
  • German: Witoscha
  • Gothic: 𐍃𐌺𐍉𐌼𐌹𐌿𐍃
  • Hebrew: ויטושה
  • Hungarian: Vitosa
  • Indonesian: Vitosha
  • Italian: Vitoša
  • Japanese: ヴィトシャ山
  • Kazakh: Витоша
  • Korean: 비토샤산
  • Latin: Scomius
  • Latvian: Vitoša
  • Lithuanian: Vitoša
  • Macedonian: Витоша
  • Northern Frisian: Witoschaberger
  • Norwegian: Vitosja
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Vitosja
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Vitosja
  • Persian: ویتوشا
  • Polish: Witosza
  • Portuguese: Vitocha
  • Portuguese: Vitosha
  • Romanian: Vitoșa
  • Russian: Витоша (горный массив)
  • Russian: Витоша
  • Serbian: Витоша
  • Slovak: Vitoša
  • Sorbian, Upper: Witoša
  • Spanish: Vitosha
  • Swahili (generic): Vitosha
  • Swedish: Vitosja
  • Ukrainian: Витоша

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