Svoge


Svoge

) is a town in western Bulgaria, part of Sofia Province. It is located in the gorge of the Iskar River, at the place where the mountains Mala planina, Golema planina and Ponor meet, 40 km north of the capital Sofia's centre.

Svoge's name comes from the Bulgarian word "svod" (свод), "vault, arch", due to the town's location as a vault where the rivers Iskar and Iskretska meet. In the local vernacular, "svod" got transformed to "svoge". The city is one of the fastest developing in Bulgaria. In Svoge Municipility are village like Leskov Dol, Redina, Brezov Dol, Rebrovo, Cerovo, etc.

Honour

Svoge Knoll on Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is named after Svoge.


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