Sofia

Sofia is the capital of . It is also the biggest city in the country with about 2 million citizens. Today, Sofia is a dynamic European capital, distinguished by its unique combination of European and Communist-style architecture as well as many beautiful Orthodox churches.
Photo: Deensel, CC BY 2.0. Photo: Deensel, CC BY 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Church
The St. is a Bulgarian Orthodox cathedral in Sofia, the capital of . Photo: MrPanyGoff, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Stadium
, named after national hero and revolutionary Vasil Levski, is the country's second largest stadium. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Theatre
The is 's national theatre, as well as the oldest and most authoritative theatre in the country and one of the important landmarks of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. Photo: MrPanyGoff, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
The is 's national gallery, and houses over 50,000 pieces of Bulgarian art. Photo: MrPanyGoff, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
or Poduene is a residential complex and a district of Sofia, the capital of with 85,996 inhabitants. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Suburb
is a neighbourhood of Sofia, the capital of . Photo: Edal, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Suburb
is a district of the of , Bulgaria.The name… Photo: Eola, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Sofia

Latitude
42.6979° or 42° 41' 52.3" north
Longitude
23.3222° or 23° 19' 19.8" east
Open Location Code
8GJ5M8XC+4V
Population
1,290,000
IATA airport code
SOF
United Nations Location Code
BG SOF
Elevation
562 metres (1844 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1700083447
Geo­Names ID
727011
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Sofia
  • Achinese: Sofia
  • Adyghe: Софие
  • Afar: Sofiya
  • Afrikaans: Sofia
  • Albanian: Sofja
  • Amharic: ሶፊያ
  • Arabic: Sofia
  • Arabic: صوفيا
  • Aragonese: Sofiya
  • Armenian: Սոֆիա
  • Arpitan: Sofia
  • Asturian: Sofía
  • Avaric: Sofiya
  • Avaric: София
  • Avaric: Супия
  • Azerbaijani: Sofiya
  • Bashkir: София
  • Basque: Sofia
  • Bavarian: Sofia
  • Belarusian: Сафія
  • Bengali: সফিয়া
  • Bengali: সোফিয়া
  • Bosnian: Sofija
  • Breton: Sofia
  • Bulgarian: ГР.СОФИЯ
  • Bulgarian: Сердика
  • Bulgarian: София
  • Bulgarian: Средец
  • Catalan: Sofia
  • Catalan: Sòfia
  • Cebuano: Sofia (ulohang dakbayan)
  • Cebuano: Sofia
  • Cebuano: Sofiya-Grad
  • Central Bikol: Sofia
  • Central Kurdish: سۆفیا
  • Chechen: Софи
  • Chinese: Sofia
  • Chinese: 索菲亚
  • Chinese: 索菲亞
  • Chinese: 索非亚
  • Chinese: 索非亞
  • Church Slavic: Софїꙗ
  • Chuvash: Софи
  • Cornish: Sofia
  • Corsican: Sofia
  • Crimean Tatar: Sofiya
  • Croatian: Sofija
  • Czech: Sofia
  • Czech: Sofie
  • Danish: Sofia
  • Dimli (individual language): Sofya
  • Dutch: Sofia
  • Eastern Mari: Софий
  • Egyptian Arabic: صوفيا
  • English: Serdica
  • English: Sofija
  • English: Sredez
  • Erzya: София ош
  • Esperanto: Sofio
  • Estonian: Sofia
  • Extremaduran: Sofia
  • Faroese: Sofia
  • Fiji Hindi: Sofia
  • Finnish: Sofia
  • Finnish: Sofija
  • French: Sofia
  • Fulah: Sofia
  • Gagauz: Sofiya
  • Galician: Sofía, Bulgaria
  • Galician: Sofía
  • Georgian: სოფია
  • German: Serdica
  • German: Sofia
  • German: Sredez
  • Gothic: 𐍃𐍉𐍆𐌹𐌰
  • Greek: Σόφια
  • Gujarati: સોફિયા
  • Haitian: Sofia
  • Hakka Chinese: Sofia
  • Hausa: Sofia
  • Hausa: Sofiya
  • Hawaiian: Sofia
  • Hebrew: סופיה
  • Hindi: सोफिया
  • Hungarian: Szeredőc
  • Hungarian: Szófia
  • Icelandic: Sófía
  • Ido: Sofiya
  • Iloko: Sofia
  • Indonesian: Sofia
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Sofia
  • Interlingue: Sofia
  • Irish: Sóifia
  • Italian: Sofia
  • Jamaican Creole English: Sofiya, Bulgieria
  • Jamaican Creole English: Sofiya
  • Japanese: スレデツ
  • Japanese: セルディカ
  • Japanese: ソフィア
  • Japanese: トリアディツァ
  • Javanese: Sofia
  • Kabyle: Sofia
  • Kalaallisut: Sofia
  • Kannada: ಸೋಫಿಯಾ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Sofiya
  • Kazakh: Сердец
  • Kazakh: Сердика
  • Kazakh: София
  • Kazakh: Триадица
  • Kinyarwanda: Sofiya
  • Kirghiz: София
  • Komi: София
  • Korean: 소피아
  • Kotava: Sofiya
  • Kurdish: Sofia
  • Kurdish: Sofya
  • Ladino: Sofia
  • Lao: Sofia
  • Latin: Serdica
  • Latin: Ulpia Serdica
  • Latvian: Sofija
  • Lezghian: София
  • Ligurian: Sòfia
  • Limburgan: Sofia
  • Lingala: Sofia
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Sofia
  • Literary Chinese: 索菲亞
  • Lithuanian: Sofija
  • Lombard: Sofia
  • Low German: Sofia
  • Lower Sorbian: Sofija
  • Luxembourgish: Sofia
  • Macedo-Romanian: Sofia
  • Macedonian: Софија
  • Malagasy: Sofia
  • Malay: Sofia
  • Malayalam: സോഫിയ
  • Maltese: Sofija
  • Manx: Sofia
  • Maori: Sofia
  • Marathi: सोफिया
  • Min Dong Chinese: Sofia
  • Min Nan Chinese: Sofia
  • Mingrelian: სოფია
  • Mongolian: Софи
  • Moroccan Arabic: صوفيا
  • Narom: Sophie
  • Nauru: Sofia
  • Nepali: सोफिया
  • Northern Frisian: Sofia
  • Northern Luri: صوفیه
  • Northern Luri: صوٙفیە
  • Northern Sami: Sofia
  • Norwegian: Sofia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Sofia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Sofia
  • Novial: Sofia
  • Occitan (post 1500): Sòfia
  • Ossetian: София
  • Panjabi: ਸੋਫ਼ੀਆ
  • Papiamento: Sofia
  • Persian: صوفیه
  • Piemontese: Sòfia
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Sofia
  • Polish: Sofia
  • Portuguese: Sófia
  • Quechua: Sofiya
  • Romanian: Sofia
  • Romanian: София
  • Romansh: Sofia
  • Russia Buriat: Софи
  • Russia Buriat: София
  • Russian: София
  • Russian: Средец
  • Rusyn: Софія
  • Samoan: Sofia
  • Samogitian: Suofėjė
  • Santali: ᱥᱳᱯᱷᱤᱭᱟ
  • Sardinian: Sofia
  • Saterfriesisch: Sofia
  • Scots: Sofia
  • Scottish Gaelic: Sofia
  • Serbian: Софија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Sofija
  • Shona: Sofia
  • Sicilian: Sofia
  • Silesian: Sofijo
  • Sindhi: سوفيا
  • Sinhala: සොෆියා
  • Slovak: Sofia
  • Slovenian: Sofija
  • South Azerbaijani: صوفیه
  • Spanish: Sofia
  • Spanish: Sofía
  • Swahili: Sofia
  • Swedish: Sofia
  • Swedish: Sofija
  • Swiss German: Sofia
  • Tagalog: Sofia
  • Tajik: София
  • Tamil: சோஃபியா
  • Tamil: சோஃவியா
  • Tamil: சோபியா
  • Tamil: ஸோஃபையா
  • Tatar: Sofiä
  • Tatar: София
  • Telugu: సోఫియా
  • Thai: โซเฟีย
  • Tibetan: སོ་ཧྥི་ཡ།
  • Tok Pisin: Sofia
  • Tosk Albanian: Sofia
  • Turkish: Sofya
  • Turkmen: Sofiýa
  • Twi: Sofia
  • Udmurt: София
  • Uighur: سوفىيە
  • Ukrainian: Софія
  • Upper Sorbian: Sofija
  • Urdu: صوفیہ
  • Uzbek: Sofiya
  • Venetian: Sofia
  • Venetian: Sòfia
  • Veps: Sofii
  • Vietnamese: Sofia
  • Vlaams: Sofia
  • Vlax Romani: Sofiya
  • Volapük: Sofia
  • Volapük: Sofiya
  • Võro: Sofia
  • Waray (Philippines): Sofia
  • Welsh: Sofia
  • Western Armenian: Սոֆիա
  • Western Frisian: Sofia
  • Western Panjabi: صوفیہ
  • Wolof: Sofiya
  • Wu Chinese: 索非亚
  • Yakut: София
  • Yiddish: סאפיע
  • Yoruba: Sofia
  • Yue Chinese: 索菲亞
  • Zeeuws: Sofia
  • Sredets

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