Provinces of Bulgaria

Two New Protected Areas Under Natura 2000 Announced in Rila National Park

Two new protected areas in Rila will be established after the government has decided to do so.

The zones are located on the periphery of Rila National Park. The Rila Buffer Protected Area is about 380 km2 under the Birds Directive and the Low Rila Protected Zone is about 370 km2 and is under the Habitats Directive. The two areas overlap as territory.

BGN 4 Billion are Needed for all Strategic Railway Projects in Bulgaria

The necessary budget for the realization of all strategic railway projects in Bulgaria after 2021 is 4 billion levs. This was announced by the Minister of Transport Rosen Zhelyazkov during a working breakfast with representatives of the German-Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Austrian Commercial Representation in Bulgaria.

Fantastico Opened a Store Worth 24 Million in Sofia and Plans Two More Outside the Capital

The Bulgarian chain Fantastico opened a new mini-trade center next to its old site on 204 Cherni Vrah Boulevard in the capital, and by the end of the year it will be presented in two more cities in the country. In 2019, the company is preparing to open three more sites - another one in Sofia and its first ones in Bankya and Pernik, the official announcement says.

Bulgaria is on the Luxury Travel Map with InterContinental Sofia

On 14 March, 2019 InteContinental Sofia opens a new Chapter for Luxury travel to Bulgaria. The newest InterContinental in Europe joins Fine Hotels & Resorts only a year after its opening. Focusing on selected luxury travel agencies worldwide, the leading hotel in Bulgaria targets the affluent international traveler seeking for undiscovered destinations, curious to explore new cultures.

Forgotten Backpack Provoked Quick Action by the Police in Sofia

Police check for a forgotten rucksack in the area of Cherni Vrah Blvd. and Srebarna Street, the Ministry of Interior announced.

The area is cleared and a check is in progress.

Vitosha Metro Station in Sofia's Lozenets district is closed, NOVA informs.

It is not clear when the metro station will be opened again.

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