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Svoge is located in Bulgaria
Location of Svoge
Country Bulgaria
Sofia Province
 • Mayor Zhoro Tsvetkov
Elevation 679 m (2,228 ft)
Population (01.02.2011)
 • Total 8,258
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 2260
Area code(s) 0726

Svoge (Iskar River, at the place where the mountains Mala planina, Golema planina and Ponor meet, 40 km north of the capital Sofia. Svoge is the main town of the Svoge Municipality which is one of the largest municipalities in Bulgaria and includes also 37 villages & the town of Svoge itself.


Svoge's name comes from the Bulgarian word svod (свод), meaning "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.


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

Svoge Central Square
Svoge Central Street - Tsar Kaloyan
Svoge Panorama of train station, Iskar River and soccer arena
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