Macedonia Square, Sofia

Macedonia Square (Bulgarian: площад „Македония“, ploshtad Makedoniya) is a main city square and junction in the center of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria.[1][2] Prior to the democratic changes in 1989 it was named after Dimitar Blagoev.[1][3]

Macedonia Square
Площад „Македония“
Public square
View of the intersection, with Telus Tower in the background
View of the intersection, with Telus Tower in the background
OwnerSofia
Macedonia Square, Sofia is located in Sofia
Macedonia Square
Macedonia Square
Location in Sofia
Coordinates: 42°41′41″N 23°18′55″E / 42.694715°N 23.315362°E / 42.694715; 23.315362Coordinates: 42°41′41″N 23°18′55″E / 42.694715°N 23.315362°E / 42.694715; 23.315362

The main roads crossing the square are Macedonia Boulevard, Hristo Botev Boulevard and Alabin Street, which leads to the central Vitosha Boulevard. Several tram lines pass through the square. The buildings of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry and the Road Infrastructure Agency are located nearby.[4][5] The square is an area of rapid urban development with two of the tallest buildings in the city are located there and another one is under construction.[6][7]

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  1. ^ a b "Stolica.bg" (in Bulgarian).
  2. ^ "Опознай.bg" (in Bulgarian).
  3. ^ "Visit Sofia" (in Bulgarian).
  4. ^ "Контакти | Министерство на земеделието, храните и горите". mzh.government.bg (in Bulgarian). Retrieved 2020-07-26.
  5. ^ "API :: Contacts". www.api.bg. Retrieved 2020-07-26.
  6. ^ "Confederation of Independent Trade Unions of Bulgaria - Address".
  7. ^ "Bulgaria | TELUS International".