Definition of Sofia in English:

Sofia

proper noun

  • The capital of Bulgaria; population 1,162,898 (2008). An ancient Thracian settlement, it became a province of Rome in the first century AD. It was held by the Turks between the late 14th and late 19th centuries and became the capital of Bulgaria in 1879.

Pronunciation

Sofia

/ˈsəʊfɪə//səˈfiːə/