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Momin Prohod

Momin Prohod

Момин проход
Town
Momin Prohod is located in Bulgaria
Momin Prohod
Momin Prohod
Location of Momin Prohod
Coordinates: 42°20′N 23°52′E / 42.333°N 23.867°E / 42.333; 23.867
CountryBulgaria
Province (Oblast)Sofia
MunicipalityKostenets
Government
 • MayorIvan Arnautski
Elevation
494 m (1,621 ft)
Population
 (2009-03-15)[1]
 • Total1,788
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
2035
Area code(s)07142

Momin Prohod (Bulgarian: Момин проход) is a health resort and spa located in western Bulgaria. It is part of the Kostenets Municipality in the Sofia Province, about 70 km (43 mi) from the city of Sofia. Geographically, it is located in the Southwest part of Sredna Gora mountain. In 2006, it obtained administrative autonomy and the status of town (град).[2]

The old baths in Momin Prohod (functioning)

The resort is an important therapeutic and rehabilitation center. The water of Momin Prohod is second to that of the Narechenski Bani spa in its radioactivity, third in Europe, and 25th in the world.[citation needed]

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  • Average annual temperature - + 10,5о С.
  • Mineral water - hyperthermal 65 to 68о С, weakly mineral, sulphate-sodium, moderately fluoric.
  • Main health factors - mineral water and mud, electric-treatment and termal procedures

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