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Bulgaria is situated in the south - east part of Europe, and in the eastern part of the Balkan Peninsular. For centuries, the roads passing through the territory of the country have been connecting Europe with Asia and Africa. Four common European transport corridors, connecting West and North Europe with the eastern and southern part of the continent cross their roads here.

Apart from its being situated on crossroads, Bulgaria is also known for its picturesque nature. In spite of its relatively small territory (110 912 km2), the country has various landscape. The scenery changes subsequently from vast plains, to hilly areas and high mountains.

Large beaches and beautiful rocky shores stretch out along the Black sea coast.

On this page, you will find general information about the country: the state structure, the economy, the history and the national symbols.

Territory 110 993,6 km 2 
Population 7 973 671
Capital Sofia
Official language Bulgarian
Political system Parliamentary Republic
Head of State Georgi Purvanov
Prime Minister Simeon SaxeCoburg Gotha
Administrative regions Sofia city, Sofia district, Burgas, Varna, Plovdiv, Rousse, Haskovo, Lovetch, Montana, Sliven, Yambol, Dobrich, Silistra, Shumen, Gabrovo, Pleven, Vidin, Vratza, Veliko Tarnovo, Pazardjik, Smolyan, Razgrad, Targovishte, Blagoevgrad, Pernik, Kardjali, Stara Zagora.
National currency Lev
Measures and scales the metric system
Time zone GMT +2

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