Geography of Bulgaria

Elevated Levels of Fine Particulate Matter in Sofia (MAP)

Elevated levels of fine particulate matter in the air in Sofia.

According to the map, published and provided by Аirsofia.info, the air is polluted in almost the entire city:

 

The most polluted air is in the neighborhoods: Hadzhi Dimitar, Orlandovtsi, Hristo Smirnenski, Poduyane and Levski.

Free Buffer Parking for Sofia Residents due to the Air Pollution

Today, Sofia Municipality has announced it is introducing free buffer parking spaces for everyone who decides to use public transport instead of their vehicles, said the municipality press office. The measure is being taken in reference the expected increase in fine particulate matter levels

Sofia Inspectorate Carries Out Inspections of Sources of Air Pollution

Teams of the Sofia Inspectorate are carrying out inspections of sources of air pollution with particulate matter from construction sites, auto repair shops, tyre fitting centres, waste-buying sites, furniture manufacturers, as well as outdoor waste burning, said the Sofia Municipality press office.

No Material Damage Reported after the Earthquake in Bansko

No material damage is reported after the Bansko earthquake last night.

The quake was registered around 7:36 PM Bulgarian time. According to the National Institute of BAS, the epicentre was 6 kilometers north of Razlog and 85 kilometers south of Sofia.

According to the latest information, the magnitude was 3.5 on the Richter scale and its depth was 20 km.

The Construction of the First 8 Stations from the Third Metro Line of Sofia Will Be Completed the Next Month

The construction of the first 8 stations from the third metro line of Sofia will be completed in December, the director of Metropoliten Stoyan Bratoev announced, Trud bg writes. The 8 km route starts from Vladimir Vazov Blvd and will pass through Eagle Bridge, National Palace of Culture and Bulgaria Blvd, reaching Krasno Selo. The stations will be commissioned in the next few months.

Vitosha Boulevard in the Top 50 of the Most Expensive Streets in Europe

Vitosha Boulevard, known as "Vitoshka" among the capital's residents, has climbed the ranking of the most expensive streets in Europe, according to a list of a US real estate company.

With a monthly rent of 56 euros per square meter, Sofia's shopping street reached 46th place in the survey, moving one place higher than last year's ranking.

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