Buhovo (Bulgarian Бухово) is a neighborhood in Western Bulgaria and a district within the Sofia Capital Municipality. Buhovo is located 15 km southeast of the center of the capital Sofia.

Buhovo
Buhovo is located in Bulgaria
Buhovo
Buhovo
Location of Buhovo
Coordinates: 42°46′N 23°34′E / 42.767°N 23.567°E / 42.767; 23.567Coordinates: 42°46′N 23°34′E / 42.767°N 23.567°E / 42.767; 23.567
CountryBulgaria
Provinces
(Oblast)
Sofia city
Government
 • MayorTodor Dimitrov (GERB)
Elevation
771 m (2,530 ft)
Population
 (15.03.2015)
 • Total2,882
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
1830
Area code(s)02994

HistoryEdit

In prehistory, during the middle and late Neolithic (New Stone Age), Buhovo was located 1.5 kilometers east of its current location. Evidence of its previous occupants remains (potsherds, hammers, axes and awls), through which the event is dated. Back then the name of Buhovo was Ursul.

In 1928 the "St. Nicholas" church was built. In 1938, with help from Germany, uranium deposits were developed.

The village of Buhovo was declared a town with Decree 1942 of the State Council of the PRB of 09.04.1974 (Prom. SG. 72 of 17.09.1974).

LandmarksEdit

  • Stadium "Minior"
  • A big sports hall
  • Monument to the plane of the regiment "Nikola Bonev"
  • "St. Maria Magdalena" monastery
  • "St. Arhangel Mihail" monastery
  • Miraculous icon "Truly Meet" from Mount Athos
  • Carting "Buhovo" (formerly)
  • Huge rural water fountain used for carpet cleaning.

Regular eventsEdit

Annual fair on the last Sunday of June.

Celebrating the New Year in front of the Cultural Center (31.12)