Located in the continent of Europe, Bulgaria covers 108,489 square kilometers of land and 2,390 square kilometers of water, making it the 105th largest nation in the world with a total area of 110,879 square kilometers.
Bulgaria became an independent state in 1878, after gaining its sovereignty from Turkey. The population of Bulgaria is 7,037,935 (2012) and the nation has a density of 65 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Bulgaria is the Bulgarian Lev (BGN). As well, the people of Bulgaria are refered to as Bulgarian.
The dialing code for the country is 359 and the top level internet domain for Bulgarian sites is .bg.
To learn more, visit our detailed Bulgaria section.
|Density||64.9 / km2 ( 168.0 / mi2 )|
|GDP||55,734,676,435 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||7,919 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||108,489 km2 (41,888 mi2)|
|Water Area||2,390 km2 (923 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Macedonia, Greece, Turkey, Romania, Serbia|
What is the capital of Bulgaria?
Sofia is the capital city of Bulgaria. It has a population of 1,152,556, and is located on a latitue of 42.7 and longitude of 23.32.
Sofia is also the political center of Bulgaria, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.
Quick Facts About Sofia, the Capital Of Bulgaria
|Elevation||562 meters over sea level|
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