Statistical Information About Bulgaria

 
Official Name: Republic of Bulgaria
Flag:  
National Symbol:  
Location: Europe, Balkan Peninsula
Motto: Unity makes strength
Anthem: Dear Homeland / Mila Rodino
Capital: Sofia (and the largest city) co ords: 42° 41' 0" N, 23° 19' 0" E
Official Languages: Bulgarian
Ethnic Groups: 85% Bulgarians, 9.4% Turkish, 4.7% Roma, 0.9% other groups
Government: Parliamentary democracy
President: Georgi Parvanov
Prime Minister: Boyko Borisov
Chairperson of the National Assembly: Tsetska Tsacheva
Area: 110 993,6 km²
Coast Line: 354 km
2009 Population estimate: 7 606 000
Currency:

    Lev

Drives on the: Right
Time: GMT +2
Country tel. Code: +359
East Border: Black Sea
West Border: Yugoslavia and Macedonia
North Border: Romania by the Danube River
South Border: Greece and European Turkey
Public Holidays:
  • 1 January - New Years Day.
  • 3 March - Liberation Day.
  • 24 May - Day of Bulgarian Learning and Culture, and the Slavonic Script.
  • 6 September - Union Day.
  • 22 September - Independence Day.
  • 25 and 26 December - Christmas, The Resurrection of Jesus Christ, Easter - two days (Sunday and Monday) on which during the respective year the holy day is celebrated.