Thompson is a village in Western Bulgaria, part of Svoge Municipality, Sofia District.
Named after Englishman Major Frank Thompson, who during the Second World War helped the Bulgarian partisans.
It is about 31 km north of Sofia, 10 km southeast of Svoge.
The population numbers about 844 people.
Located at the foot of Stara Planina mountain, beautifully situated in the amazing Iskar Gorge at 729 m altitude. Runs through its territory the longest river in Bulgaria - the Iskar River /368 km/.
The area falls within the temperate climatic zone. Typically there are cold winters, cool summers and - occurring early autumn, compared to other parts of the country.
The village is electrified, built with partial water supply and electricity networks.
Here is coverage of all mobile operators, automatic telephone exchange, cable TV and Internet.
In the village primary school Kliment Ohridski, center Nicolas Vaptsarov, kindergarten, a dental practice.
To Thompson there is regular transport - rail and route line.
Thompson and the surrounding area offer a range of cultural - historical and natural attractions. Not by chance it is popular holiday destination for weekends because of its proximity to Sofia and easy access.
Interesting tourist sites are: