- Location: Situated on the Sofia Basin 660 meters above sea level in western Bulgaria *The second highest capital in the European Union
- Population: 1,320,000
- Area: 492㎢
- Climate: Humid continental climate, Annual average temperature: 10.6℃ (-15℃~35℃)
- Key Industries: Center of economic and financial industries and home to international businesses and stock exchanges
Sofia possesses strong service, manufacturing and IT sectors. The city was selected as one of the top 10 cities in the world for start-ups based on its low corporate tax rate and fast internet speed.
- Website: https://www.sofia.bg/
At a Glance
Sofia is the capital and largest city of Bulgaria, and one of the oldest capital cities in Europe.
Sofia is an international and multicultural city with citizens of diverse ethnicities, as well as different cultural and religious background. A wide range of architectural styles, including ancient Roman ruins, are found throughout the city.
Sofia is also a transportation hub linked with Turkey (Istanbul) and Serbia (Belgrade).