Gorna Malina

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Gorna Malina
Горна Малина
Gorna Malina is located in Bulgaria
Gorna Malina
Gorna Malina
Location of Gorna Malina
Coordinates: 42°41′N 23°42′E / 42.683°N 23.700°E / 42.683; 23.700
Country  Bulgaria
 • Mayor Angel Zhilanov
Elevation 620 m (2,030 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 1,482
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 2131
Area code(s) 07152

Gorna Malina (Bulgarian: Горна Малина, pronounced [ˈɡɔrnə ˈmalinə]) is a village in western Bulgaria, part of Sofia Province. It is the administrative centre of Gorna Malina municipality, which lies in the central eastern part of Sofia Province, 20-30 kilometres east of Sofia. The village is located between the western Balkan Mountains to the north and the Sredna Gora range to the south.


Gorna Malina municipality covers an area of 336 square kilometres and includes the following 14 places:



Malina Cove on Low Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is named after Gorna Malina.

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Coordinates: 42°41′N 23°42′E / 42.683°N 23.700°E / 42.683; 23.700