Located in western Bulgaria, Sofia is the capital city of Bulgaria. It is also the largest city of the country with a population of about 1,270,450. The city is the administrative, economic and cultural center of Bulgaria.
Sofia city boasts of being an important capital city of Europe. Being the main center of economy of Bulgaria it houses the main financial institutions of the country namely the HVB Bank Biochim, DSK Bank, Bulbank and United Bulgarian Bank. The Sofia city is also the main headquarters for the foreign companies operating in the country. Due to its well- developed infrastructure, Sofia has an excellent transport system.
Sofia is also the home to various important travel destination of Bulgaria. The city's geographic location has made it a popular tourist destination. The places of interest of Bulgaria are as follows:
- St Nedelya Church
- Banya Bashi Mosque
- Ivan Vazov National Theatre
- The National Palace of Culture
- Church of St George
- Bulgarian National Historical Museum
- National Archaeological Museum
- National Gallery of Foreign Art
- Byzantine Church of St Sophia
- Alexander Nevsky Cathedral