City profile

Sofia, with a population of 1.3 million, is the largest city and the capital of Bulgaria. Many of the major universities, institutions, and businesses of Bulgaria are concentrated in Sofia. It is also a centre of media, cultural events and theatres, and it is a home of research institutes, sporting events, orchestras, and museums.

The IT isector is gradually growing in Sofia, as is an increasing number of events in contemporary arts and festivals.

One of the city's main attractions is the city's sprawling parklands, many of which are densely forested. Sofia has an extensive nightlife with many night clubs, live venues, pubs, mehani (Bulgarian traditional taverns), and restaurants.


City Travel

Flights to Sofia from London [Heathrow], London [Gatwick] London [Luton] and Manchester.