Vrabnitsa is a quarter located in the northern part of Sofia city.
Vrabnitsa I and II quarters are situated on both sides of Lomsko shosse Blvd, neighbouring the quarters - Nadezhda and Obelya. North Park borders by one side the spacious territory of the neighbourhood.
The region comprises five primary schools, two secondary schools, one school for visually impaired children and the National Secondary School of Ancient Languages and Cultures.
There are six kindergartens with day nurseries.
Vrabnitsa region is with seven operating community centres.
The region is with poor economical development. The area is known mainly as residential zone with lack of big industrial enterprises that provide the people an eco environment. The business establishments are mainly connected with light industry and trade (production of furniture, alcohol beverages, baking and packing of coffee, treatment and packing of herbs and tea, food products - fish, sweets), and many average and small companies of the private business that provide work for most of the region residents. Exceptions are the big companies such as - Energokabel JC, Elektrorazpredelenie Sofia-Zapad, Heat and Power Supply Lyulin and many big trade chains - Metro Cash & Carry Bulgaria, Delta Bulgaria, Tehnomarket Evropa, Tangra AV, HIT, BILLA, T-market, Ayko, petrol stations, gas stations, etc.
The quarter is regularly served by public transportation:
During the subway construction you can use bus line 7тм that goes from Central Railway Station to Vrabnitsa 2 quarter.
Tram line № 17 heads from Obelya 2 quarter, passes through Lomsko shosse Blvd in Nadezhda 1 quarter and reaches the Central Railway Station as well.
Please check for accurate information the Urban Mobility Centre at www.sumc.bg
Text and pictures: MIRELA