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A residential quarter in Lozenets

Lozenets (Bulgarian: Лозенец) is an urban municipality located in the southern parts of the City of Sofia. As of 2006 it has 45,630 inhabitants. Position of Sofia in Bulgaria Coordinates: Country Bulgaria Province Sofia-City Government  - Mayor Boyko Borisov Area  - City 1,349 km²  (520. ... 2006 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Lozenets is an attractive residential area with aesthetic new buildings as well as many communist-era apartment blocks. The area is undergoing regeneration with areas experiencing intensive new construction. There are tree-lined streets, and many public parks in Lozenets and the surrounding areas. The area has a direct view of Vitosha mountain. A large new church is currently under construction. There are many cultural and educational institutes including 13 schools and 3 chitalishta. Healthcare infrastructure includes the largest hospital in Eastern Europe "Tokuda" with a personnel of more than 1,100 highly qualified medics and 3 clinics. The Sofia city centre is within walking distance of Lozenets. Vitosha (Bulgarian: Витоша  ) is a mountain massif, on the outskirts of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. ... The chitalishte in Koprivshtitsa was built in 1869 A chitalishte (Bulgarian: читалище ) is a typical Bulgarian public institution and building which fulfills several functions at once, such as a community centre, library and a theatre. ... Map of Eastern Europe Pre-1989 division between the West (grey) and Eastern Bloc (orange) superimposed on current national boundaries: Russia (dark orange), other countries of the former USSR (medium orange),members of the Warsaw pact (light orange), and other former Communist regimes not aligned with Moscow (lightest orange). ...


  • Sofia Zoo
  • Kempinski Zografski Hotel
  • "Krâsta" (the Cross) locality
  • The Water Tower
  • Sofia Land amusement park

A crowned elephant, the symbol of Sofia Zoo Sofia Zoo in the capital city of Sofia is both Bulgarias largest and oldest zoological garden, being founded on 1 May 1888 through a royal decree. ... Sofia Land (София Ленд) is an amusement park in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. ...

External links

  • Lozenets on the official site of the Capital Municipality

edit Municipalities of Sofia

Bankya | Ilinden | Iskar | Izgrev | Krasna polyana | Krasno selo | Kremikovtsi | Lozenets | Lyulin | Mladost | Nadezhda | Novi Iskar | Oborishte | Ovcha kupel | Pancharevo | Poduyane | Serdika | Slatina | Studentski grad | Sredets | Triaditsa | Vazrazhdane | Vitosha | Vrabnitsa Position of Sofia in Bulgaria Coordinates: Country Bulgaria Province Sofia-City Government  - Mayor Boyko Borisov Area  - City 1,349 km²  (520. ... Image File history File links BG_Sofia_coa. ... Bankya (Bulgarian Банкя) is a town in Western Bulgaria. ... Ilinden (Bulgarian: ) is an urban municipality of Sofia, located in the western parts of the City. ... Iskar (Bulgarian: ) is a municipality located in the eastern parts of Sofia. ... Izgrev (Bulgarian: ) is one of the 24 municipalities in the City of Sofia. ... Krasna Polyana (Bulgarian: ) is an urban municipality in the western parts of Sofia. ... Krasno selo is a neighborhood of Sofia city - the capital of Bulgaria. ... Kremikovtsi (Bulgarian: ) is an industrial municipality of Sofia, Bulgaria. ... Location of Novi Iskar rayon Novi Iskar (Нови Искър, New Iskar) is a town in western Bulgaria, located in Sofia City Province and the Capital Municipality. ... Poduyane (Bulgarian: Подуяне, Подуене) is a residential complex in Sofia, Bulgaria the capital of Bulgaria. ... Studentski grad (Студентски град, Student city) is the student campus area for most universities in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, and also one of the 24 municipalities of Sofia. ...



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