Sofia Province

Sofia Province (Bulgarian: Софийска област, romanized: Sofiyska oblast) is a province (oblast) of Bulgaria. The province does not include Sofia in its territories, but Sofia remains its administrative center. The province borders on the provinces of Pernik, Kyustendil, Blagoevgrad, Pazardzhik, Plovdiv, Lovech, Vratsa, Montana and "Sofia City Province" (which is in a separate oblast, see Sofia Administration), and borders with Serbia to the northwest.

Sofia Province
Софийска област
Location of Sofia Province in Bulgaria
Country Bulgaria
CapitalSofia
Municipalities22
Government
  GovernorKrasimir Zhivkov
Area
  Total7,059 km2 (2,725 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
  Total247,489
  Density35/km2 (91/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
License plateCO

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