General information about Sofia
Country Bulgaria
Region Sofia-Capital 42
Region 2Stolichna Obshtina SOF46
Population 1,152,556
Visitors 2,046,800/Year
Time Zone Europe/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
Total 304 567
Accommodation in Sofia USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 104
Shared room in city centre 145
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 177
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 245
Coordinates of Sofia
Time Zone Europe/Sofia
GMT +2
Latitude 42.697510000
Longitude 23.324150000
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Cost of living and prices in Sofia

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 6 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 22 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 4 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 1 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 1 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 2 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 5 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 5 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 4 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 3 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 28 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 0 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 0 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 7 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 19,344 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 25 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 12 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 6 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 53 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 29 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 71 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 69 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 306 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 221 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 544 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 390 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 91 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 8 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,240 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 855 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 566 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 5.94%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Sofia

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 32 32 22 16 16 20 25 28 32 36 37 37 37
Average high °C 22 16 7 3 2 4 9 14 18 22 25 25 14
Average temperature °C 15 10 4 0 -1 0 4 9 14 17 20 19 9
Average low °C 11 6 1 -2 -3 -2 1 5 9 12 14 13 5
Record low °C -1 -5 -13 -16 -23 -22 -13 -3 0 3 2 3 -23
Rain Days 2 5 8 5 7 5 5 5 10 5 6 3 66
Snow Days 0 0 4 8 9 9 7 1 0 0 0 0 38
Fog Days 13 16 19 20 18 14 15 9 13 11 12 12 172
Thunderstorms Days 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 7 6 4 28
Average precipitation Mm. 43 39 50 48 32 35 37 55 75 79 56 46 595
Relative humidity % 70 75 80 85 85 75 65 65 70 70 65 65 73
Relative humidity morning % 80 81 83 81 79 77 78 77 82 82 79 78 80
Relative humidity evening % 47 57 71 73 69 63 55 51 54 53 47 46 57
Wind speed Km/h 14 9 14 16 14 12 12 16 14 14 14 14 14
Monthly sunshine Hours 212 158 95 65 81 99 148 167 221 258 299 281 2085
Day Length Hours 13 12 10 10 10 11 12 14 15 16 16 14 13
Dew point °C 8 5 0 -3 -5 -4 -1 2 7 11 11 11 42
Growing degree-day °C 150 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 121 200 310 276 1056
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 15 9 6 5 6 9 12 16 19 22 22 20 13
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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
204 km BulgariaDobrichDobrich94,831
24 km BulgariaSofiaBotevgrad20,909