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Profile of Sofia agglomeration - general information

Lau2 National Code (NSI)68134
Lau1 National Code (NSI)SOF46
Municipality nameStolichna
NUTSIII Region name:Town of Sofia
DescriptionSofia is a capital and the largest city in Bulgaria. It is the 13th largest city in the European Union with a population of 1 202 761 inhabitants at the 2011 census, which represents about 16% of the population of Bulgaria. Located in central western Bulgaria, in Sofia valley and surrounded by mountains Vitosha to the south, the Lyulin Mountain to the west and the Balkan Mountains to the north. Its total area is 492 square kilometers, and its average altitude of 550 m e. Sofia is the administrative, industrial, transport, cultural and educational center of the country, as it is concentrated 1/6 of industrial production in Bulgaria.
LocationSofia is located in the southeast of Sofia valley at average altitude of 550 meters. The geographical coordinates of Sofia are 23°19'39" east longitude and 42°41'30" north latitude.
Area in urban boundaries492.000 sq km
Number of inhabitants by current address1 304 770
Population (NSI yearly statistics)1 242 568
Population density (registration by current address)2 651.97 inh/sq km
Population density (NSI annual demographic statistics)2 525.54 inh/sq km

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