Sofia has been an area of human habitation since at least 7000 BCE. Many of the major universities, cultural institutions and commercial companies of Bulgaria are concentrated in Sofia. Sofia is one of the top 10 best places for start-up business in the world, especially in IT technologies. Sofia is Europe's most affordable capital to visit as of 2013.
For the longest time the city possessed a Thracian name, derived from the tribe Serdi, who were either of Thracian,Celtic, or mixed Thracian-Celtic origin. The Serdi and the name of emperor Marcus Ulpius Traianus (53 – 117 AD) prompted the Romans to give the city the combinative name of Ulpia Serdica; Ulpia is derived from an Umbrian cognate of the Latin word lupus, meaning "wolf."
It seems that the first written mention of Serdica was made during his reign and the last mention was in the 19th century in a Bulgarian text (Сардакіи, Sardaki). During the Romans civitas Serdenisium was mentioned the "brightest city of the Serdi" in official inscriptions. The city was major throughout the past ever since Antiquity, when Roman emperor Constantine the Great referred to it as "my Rome", and it nearly became his capital.
... visas to Georgians from its embassy 1,800km away across the Black Sea in Sofia, Bulgaria ... “There is a whole bunch of documents that have to be prepared in advance and sent with passports [to Sofia], including confirmation of a return ticket, accommodation and an invitation ...
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Miss Thompson 32, of Bingham, told NottinghamshireLive, her daughter Sofia Blackner was born with complications to her bowels after being born prematurely at 25 weeks and six days ... After nearly three months, Miss Thompson and her partner Ben Blackner, 37, received the devastating news that there was nothing medics could do for Sofia.
ActressSofia Andres admits that she’s been loving motherhood ... Sofia holding a Sooper Beaute soap ... “That’s why I’m kind of only accommodate projects that will not take much of my time away from my daughter,” she added ... Sofia Andres (right) with daughter Zoe ... Sofia embraces her nurturing side as a mother.
"I've felt that I'm competing with other women of color for that one seat at the table with other white men or white women," said Sofia Haq, founder and CEO of the nonprofit Muslim WomenProfessionals... Sofia Haq ... Sofia Haq. I think accommodations are so important ... Sofia Haq ... Sofia Haq.
From the airport, they boarded a bus and arrived at Arklow’s emergency accommodation ... Her daughters, Sofia and Yeva, wiped away their mother’s tears as she described leaving their father behind along with much-loved pets ... Dylan has found alternative accommodation but remains unconvinced that the hall is suitable for refugees.
But three weeks on, Iryna, her daughter Sofia and her mother Elena are still stuck sharing a flat with a Polish family in Krakow... She said they had made the application "as soon as the lines were first open" and had prepared their home, passing checks to ensure they had suitable accommodation.
Could the European Union's foreign policy have been influenced by Demi Lovato?. In the airport on the way to this informal EU leaders summit in Slovenia, I heard the American singer's mega hit. "Sorry...Skopje may have reached an accommodation with Athens over the country's name, and flag, but there's still bad blood with Sofia ... .
When Justin Lin was announced as the filmmaker taking over the modern Star Trek movies from J.J ... While Kirk remained the protagonist of Beyond, the spotlight was also expanded to accommodate other characters and their own interior worlds. New character Jaylah (Sofia Boutella) especially got to prosper because of Lin spreading the screen time around.
Sofia Richie has joined her siblings Nicole and Miles on a luxury Greek getaway alongside their hit-maker dad, Lionel... Lionel, 72, enjoyed playing tourist, posing in photos for his youngest daughter Sofia ... Although Sofia did not specify where the family was staying, their accommodation appeared to be right on the water's edge.