Pernik Region

Pernik region is located in Western Bulgaria and includes the Pernik, Radomir and Breznitsa fields, parts of the mountains Verila, Vitosha, Lyulin and others. The area is extremely rich in mineral resources. There are rich deposits of coal, ores, clays and limestone, which determine the development of the industry and makes it a major economic sector. Preserved scenery and historical sights attract thousands of visitors every year to the area. The proximity to Sofia and the direct transport links makes it particularly popular for both tourism and business activities.

The region in numbers

133 000 inhabitants

2 from the 100 national tourist sites

2392 sq. km. total area

Accommodation in Pernik region

Sites in the Pernik area