Sandanski is situated 190 meters above sea level, south-west of Pirin mountain ridge, on both sides of the river Bistrita Sandanska. The city is located 166 km away from Sofia and 74 km from Blagoevgrad.
It covers an area of 26,867 km ² and has a population of 26,882 inhabitants (census 01/01/2007).
Here is the famous resort in Bulgaria, well known for the curative powers of its mineral springs.
Without exaggeration the climate here can be described as unique. Throughout the year, air temperatures are higher than anywhere else in the country.