Sofia

Sofia
София
Frae top left: Tsarigrad Road, Naitional Assembly Square, Sofia University rectorate, Naitional Palace o Cultur detail, Maw o Sofia, Ivan Vazov Naitional Theatre, Hagia Sophia Kirk, Eagles' Brig detail
Frae top left: Tsarigrad Road, Naitional Assembly Square, Sofia University rectorate, Naitional Palace o Cultur detail, Maw o Sofia, Ivan Vazov Naitional Theatre, Hagia Sophia Kirk, Eagles' Brig detail
Banner o Sofia
Banner
Coat o airms o Sofia
Coat o airms
Motto(s): Расте, но не старее
(Grows but Does no Age)[1]
Sofia is locatit in Bulgaria
Sofia
Sofia
Position o Sofia in Bulgarie
Coordinates: 42°42′N 23°20′E / 42°42′N 23°20′E / 42.700; 23.333
Kintra Bulgarie
ProvinceSofia Ceety
Settled by Thraciansas Serdica 7t century BC
Govrenment
 • Mayor o SofiaYordanka Fandakova
Aurie
 • City492 km2 (190 sq mi)
Elevation550 m (1,800 ft)
Population (Census 2011 (Ceety an Urban),[2]
Forecast 2011 (Metro)[3])
 • Ceety1,232,088
 • Density944/km2 (2,440/sq mi)
 • Urban1,291,591
 • Metro1,370,000 (Metro aurie)
Time zoneEET (UTC+2)
 • Simmer (DST)EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code1000
Aurie code(s)(+359) 02
Wabsteidwww.Sofia.bg

Sofia (Bulgarie: София, pronounced [ˈsɔfija] ( listen)) is the caipital an lairgest ceety[4] o Bulgarie an the 47t lairgest ceety bi population in the European Union wi 1.3 million fowk.[5][6] It is locatit in wastren Bulgarie, at the fuit o Munt Vitosha an is ranked as a Beta warld ceety.

Prehistoric settlements wur excavatit in the centre o the present ceety, near the ryal palace, as well as in ooter districts such as Slatina an Obelya. The well-preserved toun walls (especially their substructures) frae antiquity date back afore the 7t century BC, when Thracians establisht their ceety next tae the maist important an heichlie respectit mineral sprung, still functionin the day. Sofia haes haed several names in the different periods o its existence, an remnants frae the ceety's past can still be seen the day alangside modren landmarks.

Other Languages
Acèh: Sofia
адыгабзэ: Софие
Afrikaans: Sofia
Alemannisch: Sofia
አማርኛ: ሶፊያ
aragonés: Sofiya
العربية: صوفيا
مصرى: صوفيا
asturianu: Sofía
авар: София
azərbaycanca: Sofiya
تۆرکجه: صوفیه
башҡортса: София
žemaitėška: Suofėjė
беларуская: Сафія
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Сафія
български: София
বাংলা: সফিয়া
བོད་ཡིག: སོ་ཧྥི་ཡ།
brezhoneg: Sofia
bosanski: Sofija
буряад: Софи
català: Sofia
Mìng-dĕ̤ng-ngṳ̄: Sofia
нохчийн: Софи
Cebuano: Sofiya-Grad
کوردی: سۆفیا
corsu: Sofia
qırımtatarca: Sofiya
čeština: Sofie
словѣньскъ / ⰔⰎⰑⰂⰡⰐⰠⰔⰍⰟ: Софїꙗ
Чӑвашла: Софи
Cymraeg: Sofia
dansk: Sofia
Deutsch: Sofia
Zazaki: Sofya
dolnoserbski: Sofija
Ελληνικά: Σόφια
English: Sofia
Esperanto: Sofio
español: Sofía
eesti: Sofia
euskara: Sofia
estremeñu: Sofia
فارسی: صوفیه
Fulfulde: Sofia
suomi: Sofia
Võro: Sofia
føroyskt: Sofia
français: Sofia
arpetan: Sofia
Nordfriisk: Sofia
Frysk: Sofia
Gaeilge: Sóifia
Gagauz: Sofiya
Gàidhlig: Sofia
𐌲𐌿𐍄𐌹𐍃𐌺: 𐍃𐍉𐍆𐌹𐌰
Gaelg: Sofia
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: Sofia
Hawaiʻi: Sofia
עברית: סופיה
हिन्दी: सोफिया
Fiji Hindi: Sofia
hrvatski: Sofija
hornjoserbsce: Sofija
Kreyòl ayisyen: Sofia
magyar: Szófia
հայերեն: Սոֆիա
interlingua: Sofia
Bahasa Indonesia: Sofia
Interlingue: Sofia
Ilokano: Sofia
Ido: Sofiya
íslenska: Sófía
italiano: Sofia
Basa Jawa: Sofia
ქართული: სოფია
Qaraqalpaqsha: Sofiya
Taqbaylit: Sofia
қазақша: София
kalaallisut: Sofia
한국어: 소피아
kurdî: Sofia
коми: София
kernowek: Sofia
Кыргызча: София
Latina: Serdica
Ladino: Sofia
Lëtzebuergesch: Sofia
лезги: София
Lingua Franca Nova: Sofia
Limburgs: Sofia
Ligure: Sòfia
lumbaart: Sofia
lingála: Sofia
لۊری شومالی: سۊفیٱ
lietuvių: Sofija
latviešu: Sofija
Malagasy: Sofia (tanàna)
олык марий: Софий
Māori: Sofia
македонски: Софија
മലയാളം: സോഫിയ
монгол: Софи
मराठी: सोफिया
Bahasa Melayu: Sofia
Malti: Sofija
эрзянь: София ош
Dorerin Naoero: Sofia
Nāhuatl: Sofia
Nedersaksies: Sofia
Nederlands: Sofia (stad)
norsk nynorsk: Sofia
norsk: Sofia
Novial: Sofia
Nouormand: Sophie
Ирон: София
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: ਸੋਫ਼ੀਆ
Papiamentu: Sofia
Norfuk / Pitkern: Sofia
polski: Sofia
Piemontèis: Sòfia
پنجابی: صوفیہ
português: Sófia
Runa Simi: Sofiya
rumantsch: Sofia
Romani: Sofiya
română: Sofia
armãneashti: Sofia
русский: София
русиньскый: Софія
Kinyarwanda: Sofiya
саха тыла: София
sardu: Sofia
sicilianu: Sofia
davvisámegiella: Sofia
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Sofija
Simple English: Sofia
slovenčina: Sofia
slovenščina: Sofija
Gagana Samoa: Sofia
chiShona: Sofia
shqip: Sofja
српски / srpski: Софија
Seeltersk: Sofia
svenska: Sofia
Kiswahili: Sofia
ślůnski: Sofijo
தமிழ்: சோஃவியா
тоҷикӣ: София
Türkmençe: Sofiýa
Tagalog: Sofia
Tok Pisin: Sofia
Türkçe: Sofya
татарча/tatarça: Sofiä
Twi: Sofia
удмурт: София
ئۇيغۇرچە / Uyghurche: سوفىيە
українська: Софія
اردو: صوفیہ
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Sofiya
vèneto: Sòfia
vepsän kel’: Sofii
Tiếng Việt: Sofia
West-Vlams: Sofia
Volapük: Sofiya
Winaray: Sofia
Wolof: Sofiya
მარგალური: სოფია
ייִדיש: סאפיע
Yorùbá: Sofia
Zeêuws: Sofia
中文: 索菲亞
文言: 索菲亞
Bân-lâm-gú: Sofia
粵語: 索菲亞