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Sredets (Bulgarian: Средец) is an urban municipality located in the very centre of the capital Sofia. As of 2006 it has 41,000 inhabitants. The municipality has an area of around 300 hectares or 3 km². 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 Sitnyakovo Blvd, Yavorov Alley to the east; Dragan Tsvetkov Blvd, Evlogi Georgiev to the south and south-west; Frityov Nansen Str, Vitosha Blvd to the west; Dondukov Blvd, Moskovska Str, Shipka Str, Khan Omurtag Str to the north.


There are many green spaces and gardens. Sredets also includes the northern-most parts of Borisova gradina Park. Two of the most emblematic football stadiums in Bulgaria are located among the pleasant alleys of the park: Vasil Levski National Stadium where the Bulgaria national football team plays its home matches and the venue of Bulgaria's most successful football team CSKA Sofia, Balgarska Armiya Stadium. An alley in Borisova gradina Borisova gradina or Knyaz-Borisova Gradina (Борисова градина or Княз-Борисова градина, translated as Boris Garden or Knyaz Boris Garden) is the oldest and best known garden of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. ... This is one of the the biggest stadiums in Bulgaria at 43,384 people. ... First international Austria 6 - 0 Bulgaria (Vienna, Austria; 21 May 1924) Biggest win Bulgaria 7 - 0 Norway (Sofia, Bulgaria, 1957) Bulgaria 7 - 0 Thailand (Mexico City, Mexico; October, 1968 Bulgaria 7 - 0 Malta (Sofia, Bulgaria; 14 October 1982) Biggest defeat Spain 13 - 0 Bulgaria (Madrid, Spain; 21 May 1933) World... PFC CSKA Sofia is the football club of the CSKA sports club of Sofia, Bulgaria, founded on May 5, 1948. ... Balgarska Armyia Stadium (Bulgarian: стадион „Българска армия“, translated as Stadium of the Bulgarian Army) is the club stadium of the Bulgarian football club CSKA Sofia. ...


There are 7 schools and 4 kindergartens.


Culture

Ivan Vazov National Theatre
Sv. Georgi Church
The Central Military Club at night

The municipality occupies some areas of the ancient city. There are extensive remains of the Roman town under the contemporary edifices and many more have been excavated during different constructuion works. Remains of the city walls and towers can be observed in some underpasses as well as one of the oldest churches in the Balkan Peninsula, Sv. Georgi in the yard of the Ministry of Education. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2560x1920, 3527 KB) Ivan Vazov National Theatre, Sofia, Bulgaria. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2560x1920, 3527 KB) Ivan Vazov National Theatre, Sofia, Bulgaria. ... Roman or Romans may refer to: A thing or person of or from the city of Rome. ... The Balkans is the historic and geographic name used to describe southeastern Europe (see the Definitions and boundaries section below). ...


Major Sights:

Churches The National Assembly of Bulgaria (Bulgarian: Народното събрание, transliterated: Narodno Sabranie) is the unicameral parliament and body of the legislative of the Republic of Bulgaria. ... The National Art Gallery edifice, the former royal palace of Bulgaria Closer view of the east wing The National Art Gallery (Bulgarian: , Natsionalna hudozhestvena galeriya) is Bulgarias national gallery and houses over 50,000 pieces of Bulgarian art. ... The main entrance of the university building The Saint Clement of Ohrid University of Sofia or Sofia University (Sofiiski Universitet Sveti Kliment Ohridski) (Софийски университет Св. Климент Охридски) is the oldest and most significant modern higher education institution in Bulgaria, founded on 1st October 1888. ... The Ivan Vazov National Theatre (Народен театър Иван Вазов) is Bulgarias national theatre and one of the important landmarks of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. ... The Monument to the Tsar Liberator in front of the Radisson SAS hotel. ...



The St. ... St Nedelya Church St Nedelya Church (Bulgarian: ) is an Eastern Orthodox church in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, a cathedral of the Sofia bishopric of the Bulgarian Patriarchate. ... The Russian Church The Church of St Nicholas (църква „Свети Николай“), more commonly known as the Russian Church (Руската църква), is a Russian Orthodox church 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. ... Sky City Mall Slatina (Bulgarian: ) is an urban municipality located in the eastern 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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