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Pancharevo (Bulgarian: Панчарево) is a suburban municipality located in the south-eastern parts of the Capital Municipality. As of 2006 it has 26,000 inhabitants. It is the largest region in Sofia with total area of 364,7 km². It includes the largest artificial lake in Bulgaria, the Iskar Dam as well as Lake Pancharevo and Pasarel Reservoir. 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. ... A reservoir (French: réservoir) is an artificial lake created by flooding land behind a dam. ... The Pasarel dam and reservoir is located 20 km to the southeast of Sofia, Bulgaria at an altitude of 700 m. ...

A view of Iskar Dam

The municipality consists of 10 villages, and Pancharevo is the municipal seat:

  • Bistritsa
  • German
  • Kazichene
  • Kokalyane
  • Krivina
  • Lozen
  • Pancharevo
  • Pasarel
  • Plana
  • Zheleznitsa

The municipality offers excellent conditions for relax and tourism for the citizens of the capital. The three large dams have nice spots for fishing, camping and boat trips. There are many historical sights from the Middle Ages which include the ruins of the Urvich fortress which was a sight of a desperate and unsuccessful battle against the Turkish invaders in the late 14th century. There are many monasteries and chapels, some of which lie in ruins since the fall of the Empire. The Middle Ages formed the middle period in a traditional schematic division of European history into three ages: the classical civilization of Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and modern times, beginning with the Renaissance. ... The Second Bulgarian Empire was a medieval Bulgarian state which existed between 1185 and 1396 (or 1422). ...



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. ... Oborishte (Bulgarian: ) is an urban municipality located in the centre of the capital Sofia. ... Ovcha Kupel (Bulgarian: ) is a municipality located in the south-western parts of Sofia. ... 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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