|Elevation||509 m (1,670 ft)|
|• Total||17 000|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
|Area code(s)||02 991|
Novi Iskar (Bulgarian: Нови Искър [ˈnɔvi iskɐr]) is a town in Western Bulgaria, located in Sofia City Province, which is a part of the Municipality of Sofia (the capital of Bulgaria). It is often regarded as a northern suburb of Bulgarian capital Sofia and lies in the northern part of the Sofia Valley, with the Iskar Gorge beginning just north of the town.
The town of Novi Iskar was formed in May 1974 with the merging of 3 villages: Aleksandar Voykov, Gnilyane and Kurilo. The village of Aleksandar Voykov was formed in 1955 when the Kumaritsa and Slavovtsi villages were merged. Initially a villa area, Izgrev is nowadays a district of the town.
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