Bulgaria

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General Information

 

The Republic of Bulgaria  

Location

Southeast Europe

Border countries

Romania, Serbia, Macedonia, Greece, Turkey and the Black Sea

Area

110,993.6 km2

Population

7.33 million

Capital

Sofia

Official language

Bulgarian

Administrative division

It includes 27 provinces and a metropolitan capital province (Sofia-Grad). The provinces subdivide into 264 municipalities.

Political system

Parliamentary democracy

President

Rosen Asenov Plevneliev

Prime minister

Boyko Metodiev Borisov

Parliament

The National Assembly of Bulgaria is the unicameral parliament and body of the legislative of the Republic of Bulgaria. It consists of 240 members elected for a four-year term.

Currency

Lev (BGN)

Time

EET (UTC+2)

Calling code

359

Internet TLD

.bg

Electricity

230 V

Religion

Bulgarian Orthodox 82.6%, Muslim 12.2%, other Christian 1.2%, other 4%

Ethnic groups

84.8% Bulgarians, 8.8% Turks, 4.9% Roma, 1.5% others

International organisations

The Republic of Bulgaria is a member of:

  • European Union;
  • Council of Europe;
  • International organisation for Migration (IOM);
  • Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE);
  • World Trade Organization (WTO) and many others.

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