|The capital city of Bulgaria is Sofa The city is located in the southern part of the Sofia valley and at the foot of the mountains Vitosha and Lyulin. The town occurred in the 8th - 7th century B.C. arround the mineral spring which is now in the center of the city. It has been bearing the name of Sofia since 14th century - the name comes from the name of the church St.Sofia..
The city has several beautiful parks, and stopes of the Vitosha mountain rise above it - Vitosha is a wonderful place of for recreation of the residents of Sofia and the guests of the city.
Population is 1,220,000