Banya, Blagoevgrad Province

Country Bulgaria
ProvinceBlagoevgrad Province
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Banya is a village in Razlog Municipality, in Blagoevgrad Province, Bulgaria,[1] laying 4 km to the east of the town of Razlog and at about the same distance to the north of the ski resort of Bansko.[2]

Banya was first settled by the Thracians around the 4th century BC because of its thermal springs.[3] Its mineral waters source at temperature ranging between 37 and 57 degrees Celsius are used for spa, recreational and industrial purposes. It is currently being developed into a spa and mountain resort with new hotels, restaurants and other tourist facilities emerging each season.[2]

  1. ^ Razlog in Guide Bulgaria, Accessed February 23, 2015
  2. ^ a b Banya in Guide Bulgaria, Accessed February 23, 2015
  3. ^ Banya (near Razlog) in Visit Bulgaria, Accessed February 23, 2015

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