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Encyclopedia > Slatina, Bulgaria
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Slatina (Bulgarian: Слатина) is an urban municipality located in the eastern parts of the capital Sofia. As of 2006 it has 65,772 inhabitants. The municipality has an area of 13,25 km² which counts for 6,69% of the total Capital Municipality area. It is a flat country with some heights to the west. 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. ...


Its borders follow Iskarsko Shose Str., Iskar river, Tsarigradsko Shose Blvd, Sitnyakovo Blvd, Boyan Magesnik Str, Stoyan Popov Str and Letostrui Str. Slatina includes five neighbourhoods: "Yavorov"; "Geo Milev"; "Hristo Smirnenski"; "Reduta" and "Hristo Botev". "Reduta" neighbourhood is the heighest place in the capital. The Iskar (Bulgarian: Искър; Latin Oescus) is the longest river in Bulgaria, a right tributary of the Danube. ...


There are 23 hectares of green spaces and 3 parks. There are several important institutions such as the Minisry of Domestic Affairs; Committee for Exploiting Nuclear Energy for Peaceful Purposes and State Music Academy "Pancho Vladigerov". The embassies of Sweden, China, India and Romania are located there. There are also two sports halls: "Festivalna" and "Universiada".


Economy

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Service and manufacturing industry are the backbone of the economy. There are large machine-building and electronics plants such as "Electronika", "Lidi-R", "Meditsinska Tehnika Inzhenering". There are also food processing plants. One of the symbols of the capital, Pliska Hotel is located within the municipality. Sky City Mall is located in close proximity to the Pliska Hotel. The unemployment is 4,1%.


Sofia International Airport is a major transport hub not only of Sofia and Bulgaria but in the whole Balkan Peninsula. There is a business park under construction near the airport. Sofia Airport (IATA: SOF, ICAO: LBSF) (Bulgarian: , Letishte Sofiya), also known as Vrazhdebna (Враждебна) (after the village located to the north) is the main airport in Sofia, Bulgaria. ... The Balkans is the historic and geographic name used to describe southeastern Europe (see the Definitions and boundaries section below). ...


Culture and Education

There are 9 schools, 8 kindergartens and 6 chitalishta in Slatina. There are also three Institutes for Higher Education, including the New Bulgarian University. The State School for Dance Art is located there as well. There are two churches: "Sv. Troitsa" (Holy Trinity) and "Sveti Duh" (Holy Spirit). There is a chapel "Sv. Mina". 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. ... New Bulgarian University (Нов български университет, abbreviated as НБУ, NBU) is a private institution of higher education based in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. ...



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. ... Pancharevo (Bulgarian: ) is a suburban municipality located in the south-eastern parts of the Capital Municipality. ... Poduyane (Bulgarian: Подуяне, Подуене) is a residential complex in Sofia, Bulgaria the capital of Bulgaria. ... The back side of the Central Bus Station Serdica (Bulgarian: ) is an urban municipality located in the northern parts of the capital Sofia. ... 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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