Sofia is a city in Bulgaria, Eastern Europe, with a population of 1.2 million people.

Europe/Sofia is the time zone used in Sofia. The local time is currently 3 hours ahead of UTC. This offset is also called -- (--).

Sofia does observe daylight saving time.

Daylight saving time

  • Oct 29, 2023
    04:00
    ->
    03:00
    Sunday, October 29, 2023, the clock was set backwards by 1 hour, from 04:00 AM GMT+3 to 03:00 AM GMT+2. Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour earlier than the previous day.
  • Mar 31, 2024
    03:00
    ->
    04:00
    Sunday, March 31, 2024, the clock was set forwards by 1 hour, from 03:00 AM GMT+2 to 04:00 AM GMT+3. Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour later than the previous day.
  • Oct 27, 2024
    04:00
    ->
    03:00
    Sunday, October 27, 2024, the clock will be set backwards by 1 hour, from 04:00 AM GMT+3 to 03:00 AM GMT+2. Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour earlier than the previous day.
  • Mar 30, 2025
    03:00
    ->
    04:00
    Sunday, March 30, 2025, the clock will be set forwards by 1 hour, from 03:00 AM GMT+2 to 04:00 AM GMT+3. Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour later than the previous day.

Sunlight in Sofia

sunrise5:49 AM
Sunrise
sunset9:08 PM
Sunset
length of day15h 18m
Length of day

2024 Holidays in Sofia

  • Jan 1
    New Year's Day
  • Mar 3
    Liberation Day
  • May 1
    Labour Day
  • May 3
    Good Friday
  • May 5
    Easter Sunday
  • May 6
    St. George's Day
  • May 6
    Easter Monday
  • May 24
    Bulgarian Education and Culture, and Slavonic Literature Day
  • Sep 6
    Unification Day
  • Sep 22
    Independence Day
  • Nov 1
    Revival Leaders' Day
  • Dec 24
    Christmas Eve
  • Dec 25
    Christmas Day