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Hissaria ( or Hissar )

The health resort of Hissar is situated in the centre of Bulgaria, in the southern folds of Sredna Gora Mountain, 42 km north of Plovdiv (the second biggest town in the country) and 160 km east of Sofia (the capital of Bulgaria). The town is ecologically clear. There are no industrial plants or factories in the region. It is rich in parks and green areas.

Curative mineral water: There are 22 mineral springs with a total debit of 4000 l/min. and a temperature of 37-52 C. The mineral water is light, clear, colourless, flavourless and tasty. It is slightly mineralized, hypo- and hyper-thermal, with a predominance of hydrocarbonic, sodium, sulphate and fluorine ions, as well as substantial amounts of radio radioactive gas. The radioactive emanation is 10-165 Em, pH - 7,6 - 9,02 and over 20 microelements. Acid content - 200 - 270 mg/l. The Augusta hotel is the only hotel with a full medical program in Bulgaria.

Climate: The climate is moderate continental with mild and warm winter. The average annual snowcover is 12 days. Spring comes early, summer is temperately hot with an average month temperature of 22 C. Autumn is warm and longlasting. Cloud coverage is low. The average annual humidity is moderate (70 %). Foggy weather is an exeption. The wettest months are June and November.

The maximum air humidity is 65-70 %.  Sunny days - 280 per year.