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Physical Map of Bulgaria showing relief, major mountain ranges, rivers, extreme points, international boundaries, surrounding seas, important cities, etc.
Where is Bulgaria?

Flag of Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Quick Facts

Land Area 108,489 km2
Water Area 2,390 km2
Total Area 110,879 km2
Population 7,144,653
Population Density 64.44 / km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $143.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $20,100
Currency Lev (BGN)
Largest Cities
  • Sofia (1,280,968)
  • Plovdiv (346,563)
  • Varna (335,068)
Bulgaria Flag:
Flag of Bulgaria

The flag of Bulgaria was officially adopted on November 22, 1990.

The red and white colors of the flag were taken from the

Pan Slavic

colors. The green replaced the blue of the

Russian Tricolor

, and before 1990, the white stripe contained the Bulgarian coat of arms.

Larger Bulgaria flag

Bulgaria Coat of Arms:
Flag of Bulgaria

Bulgaria's coat of arms is composed of two golden lions supporting a red shield containing a third golden lion. Above the shield sits the historical crown of Bulgaria, and below, resting on oak twigs, is a ribbon depicting the national motto, "Unity renders power."

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