General information about Sofia
CountryBulgaria
Region Sofia-Capital 42
Region 2Stolichna Obshtina SOF46
Population1,152,556
Visitors2,046,800/Year
Time ZoneEurope/Sofia
Cost of living in Sofia
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 103 144
Food 112 199
Transportation 22 48
Communications and utilities 35 53
Clothing 18 66
Sports and leisure 15 57
Total304567
Accommodation in Sofia USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre104
Shared room in city centre145
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre177
1 bedroom apartment in city centre245
Coordinates of Sofia
Time ZoneEurope/Sofia
GMT +2
Latitude42.697510000
Longitude23.324150000
Location on map

Cost of living and prices in Sofia

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 5.6 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 22.3 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 4.5 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.1 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1.7 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0.9 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0.5 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 1.2 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 0.5 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 0.5 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 1.5 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1.1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 0.6 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 0.6 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1.2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0.6 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1.3 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 5.3 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 4.6 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 1.1 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1.5 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1.2 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 4.5 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 0.7 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1.1 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 2.9 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0.9 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 27.9 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 0.4 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 0.4 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 7.4 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1.1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 19,344.1 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 25.1 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 11.6 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 5.6 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 52.6 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 29.1 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 71.1 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 69.1 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 306.1 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 220.9 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 544.3 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 390.2 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 90.9 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0.2 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 8.4 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,240.4 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 855.3 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 566.4 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 5.94%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Sofia

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugYear
Record high°C32322216162025283236373737
Average high°C221673249141822252514
Average temperature°C151040-1049141720199
Average low°C1161-2-3-21591214135
Record low°C-1-5-13-16-23-22-13-30323-23
RainDays258575551056366
SnowDays00489971000038
FogDays13161920181415913111212172
ThunderstormsDays21000002676428
Average precipitationMm.433950483235375575795646595
Relative humidity%70758085857565657070656573
Relative humidity morning%80818381797778778282797880
Relative humidity evening%47577173696355515453474657
Wind speedKm/h1491416141212161414141414
Monthly sunshineHours212158956581991481672212582992812085
Day LengthHours13121010101112141516161413
Dew point°C850-3-5-4-12711111142
Growing degree-day°C15000000001212003102761056
Solar radiation, globalMj/m2159656912161922222013
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Sofia - Closest airports

Total 10 items.
TitleRegionCountrySize
4 kmSofia AirportSofiaL
59 kmGabrovnitsa Air BaseGabrovnitsaM
76 kmGraf Ignatievo Air BaseGraf IgnatievoM
79 kmDolna Mitropoliya Air BaseDolna MitropoliyaM
86 kmNis AirportNisM
89 kmPlovdiv International AirportPlovdivM
101 kmSkopje Alexander the Great AirportSkopjeM
111 kmKFOR Base AirfieldCamp BondsteelM
115 kmCraiova AirportCraiovaM
117 kmPriština International AirportPrishtinaL

Cities close to Sofia

Showing 1-10 of 135 items.
CountryRegionCityPopulationCostsLive qualityClimateSafety
   Month1-101-101-10
0 km BulgariaSofia-CapitalSofia1,152,556304 USD6.27.76.8
71 km BulgariaPlovdivPlovdiv340,494247 USD7.38.29.0
204 km BulgariaVarnaVarna312,770263 USD5.09.34.6
42 km BulgariaBlagoevgradBlagoevgrad71,306
183 km BulgariaBurgasBurgas195,966259 USD
104 km BulgariaVeliko TŭrnovoVeliko Turnovo66,217
14 km BulgariaPernikPernik82,467
104 km BulgariaStara ZagoraStara Zagora143,431
24 km BulgariaSofiaBotevgrad20,909
204 km BulgariaDobrichDobrich94,831