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Encyclopedia > Oborishte, Sofia

Oborishte (Bulgarian: Оборище) is an urban municipality located in the centre of the capital Sofia. As of 2006 the population is 36,000. 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. ...

Early 20th century architecture in Oborishte

It has an area of 3,07 hectares, of which streets and squares encompass 59 ha, parks and gardens 47 ha, schools and kindergartens 9 ha, hospitals and polyclinics 5 ha, embassies 1.5 ha, theatres 1 ha, petrol stations and parkings 2.5 ha, churches 1 ha, administrative buildings 16 ha and residential areas 164 ha.


A large part of the population is engaged in government and administration. There are several ministries and other important institutions including the Council of Ministers, the Ministry of Regional and Public Development, the Ministry of Education, the Social Ministry, the Energetics Committee, the Capital Municipality, the Parliament building, the State Archive Bureau and many embassies and others.


Three institutions for higher education are located in the municipality: the National Academy of Arts, the State Academy of Music and the Military Academy Georgi Sava Rakovski. There are 12 schools, 6 kindergartens and 3 chitalishta. The rectors office The National Academy of Arts (Bulgarian: ; abbreviated НХА, NAA) is an institution of higher education in 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. ...


Culture

St Alexander Nevsky is one of the largest Eastern Orthodox cathedrals in the world
The rector's house of the National Academy of Arts
The National Galery for Foreign Arts (former Royal Printing Office

The municipal area occupies the eastern part of the City centre including some parts of ancient Serdica. Many cultural inctitutions and monuments of national importance are located in Oborishte including 15 monuments (Monument to Vasil Levski, Monument to the Unknown Soldier, Monuments to SS Cyril and Methodius, Doctors, Alexander Stamboliiski, Ivan Vazov and others), 40 memorial plates, 211 Monuments of Culture and 9 churches. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, Sofia - Photo User:MPF File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Alexander Nevski Cathedral, Sofia - Photo User:MPF File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Eastern Orthodoxy (also called Greek Orthodoxy and Russian Orthodoxy) is a Christian tradition which represents the majority of Eastern Christianity. ... National Theatre, Sofia Alexander Nevski Cathedral The city of Sofia (Bulgarian: София), at the foot of the Vitosha mountain, has a population of 1,208,930 (2003), and is the capital of the Republic of Bulgaria. ... The Monument to Vasil Levski in Sofia, Bulgaria Closer view of one of the sides The Monument to Vasil Levski (Bulgarian: , Pametnik na Vasil Levski) in the centre of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, is one of the first monuments to be built in the then newly-liberated Principality of... The Monument to the Unknown Soldier (Bulgarian: , Pametnik na neznayniya voyn) is a monument in the centre of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, located just next to the 6th-century Church of St Sophia, on 2 Paris Street. ... Cyril and Methodius were two Eastern Orthodox missionaries; for the separate articles, see: Saint Cyril Saint Methodius This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... This article is in need of attention. ...


Cultural Institutions:

Churches include: Facade of the National Opera and Ballet The National Opera and Ballet (Bulgarian: ) is a national cultural institution in Bulgaria that covers opera and ballet. ... A front view of the library building The SS. Cyril and Methodius National Library (Народна библиотека „свети свети Кирил и Методий“) is the national library of Bulgaria, situated in the capital city of Sofia. ... The Neoclassic National Gallery for Foreign Art edifice Another view The National Gallery for Foreign Art (Bulgarian: , Natsionalna galeriya za chuzhdestranno izkustvo) of Bulgaria is a gallery located on St Alexander Nevsky Square in the capital city of Sofia and serves as the countrys national institution for foreign (i. ...

The Holy Synod and the Apostolic Nunciature are also located here. The St. ... In several of the autocephalous Eastern Orthodox churches, the patriarch or head bishop is elected by a group of bishops called the Holy Synod. ... An Apostolic Nunciature is a top level diplomatic mission of the Holy See, equivalent to an embassy or to a High Commission between members of the Commonwealth. ...



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. ... Lyulin (Люлин) is the largest residential complex in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. ... Mladost (Bulgarian: ) is an urban municipality in Sofia. ... Nadezhda (Bulgarian: , meaning Hope) is an urban municipality located it the north-western parts of Sofia with an area of 19,300 decares. ... 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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