Novi Iskar


Novi Iskar
Novi Iskar
Нови Искър
Novi Iskar is located in Bulgaria
Novi Iskar
Location of Novi Iskar
Coordinates: 42°48′N 23°21′E / 42.8°N 23.35°E / 42.8; 23.35Coordinates: 42°48′N 23°21′E / 42.8°N 23.35°E / 42.8; 23.35
Country Bulgaria
Provinces
(Oblast)
Sofia City
Government
 - Mayor Valentin Kotov (from 2007)
Elevation 509 m (1,670 ft)
Population (2010)
 - Total a little above 15 000
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 - Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 1280
Area code(s) 02991
Location of Novi Iskar rayon

Novi Iskar (Bulgarian: Нови Искър) is a town in western Bulgaria, located in Sofia City Province and the Capital Municipality. It is often regarded as a suburb of Sofia (being inside a district with the same name) and lies in the northern part of the Sofia Valley, with the Iskar Gorge beginning just north of the town.

Novi Iskar was formed through the merging of the villages Aleksandar Voykov, Gnilyane and Kurilo in May 1974, with Aleksandar Voykov being the result of the merging of Kumaritsa and Slavovtsi Districts in 1955.

The Municipality of Novi Iskar and consists of 5 districts: Slavovtsi, Kumaritsa, Kurilo, Izgrev and Gnilyane.

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