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Bulgaria's Information

Flag of Bulgaria
Land Area 108,489 km2
Water Area 2,390 km2
Total Area 110,879km2 (#103)
Population 7,144,653 (#101)
Population Density 65.86/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $143.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $20,100
Currency Lev (BGN)
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Located in south-eastern Europe, Bulgaria is a small country, full of ancient culture, beautiful scenery, and friendly, hospitable people.

There's plenty to see and do, including museums and architectural reserves, monastery tours, over 4,000 caves, the Black Sea beaches, and winter skiing.

Bulgaria's baths and health spas are popular destinations with over 600 natural mineral springs.

Eco-tourism is significant in Bulgaria, with a network of nature parks, reserves, and mountain trails.


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  • Calling Code: 359
  • Electricity: 230V, 50Hz
  • Drive on the: Right
  • Times to Travel: Bulgaria's overall temperate climate makes travel here acceptable at any time of the year.

    October and November are the rainiest months. The summers, especially along the Black Sea coast, are warm, even hot, while inland temperatures reach highs in the 70's° F (20's° C). Winters are cold with heavy snowfall, perfect for skiing.

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This page was last updated on November 23, 2017.

Bulgaria Trivia

What Languages Are Spoken In Bulgaria?

Bulgarian, an Indo-European language is the official language of Bulgaria and is spoken by a majority of the country’s population. The two main minority languages spoken in Bulgaria are Turkish and Romani. A number of foreign languages are spoken in Bulgaria. Russian is the most commonly spoken foreign language in the country. 35% of the country’s population claim to possess a workable knowledge of this language. English is the second most common foreign language in Bulgaria and is spoken by about 23% of Bulgarians. Italian and Spanish (12%) and French (9%) are the other popular foreign languages spoken in the country.

Languages Spoken In Bulgaria

Which Is The Most Populous City In Bulgaria?

With a population of over 1.2 million, Sofia is Bulgaria's most populous city. It is also the country’s capital city. Sofia is located in the Sofia Valley where it is surrounded by the Vitosha and Balkan mountains.

What are the Biggest Cities in Bulgaria?

What Kind of Government Does Bulgaria Have?

The prime minister of Bulgaria leads the government of the Republic of Bulgaria.

What Type Of Government Does Bulgaria Have?

What is the Currency of Bulgaria?

The official currency of Bulgaria is the Bulgarian lev.

What is the Currency of Bulgaria?

What Continent is Bulgaria In?

The country of Bulgaria is located on the southeastern portion of the continent of Europe.

Which Continent Is Bulgaria In?

What is the tallest mountain in Bulgaria?

Musala in southwestern Bulgaria is the highest peak in the Balkans with an elevation of 9,596 feet above sea level

The Tallest Mountains In Bulgaria

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