The town of Bobov Dol is located in southwestern Bulgaria,Kyustendil region. It is situated in the northern part of Razmetanitsa plain, 60km southwest from Sofia the capital.

The town”s name (literally “bean valley”) comes from the beans-shoped valley where the original village was located.

In 1955 a primary school was establisted in the village of Bankovitsa now Minyor neighbourhad . Students had classes in different buildings, because there wasn”t school buildings. In 1962y. students moved to a new school building. There were 16 classes. The first headmaster was Ognyan Yordanov. During its 55years of existence “Nikola Vapcarov” school provided education to thousands of students. The school building has been recently renovated. The school provides high quality education, preparing students to be responsible citizens. The school provides a variety of facilities including gym with modern equipment for treatment gymnastics. There are 2 computer labs with 12 computers each , multimedia and free internet access. There is a speech therapist specialist in the school and a special teacher for children with special education needs. All children living out of Bobov dol have tasty lunch meals. For such children we have two school busses.

Special callsigns LZ100NJV and LZ55OUV have been issued and activated to commemorate the following anniversaries- 100 years from the birth of Nikola Jonkov Vapcarovand 55 years from the founding of ”Nikola Vapcarov” primary school.

They will be active until the end of the year.For the period of 01.12.2009 - 05.12.2009 radio connections will be held from the school building with the participation of students.The working range will be about 40 meters of telephony. In parallel, the students will get acquainted with the work of the so-called telegraphic Morse code.