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Bulgaria

Parliamentary republic
independent since 1908

geography

Bulgaria is a country in Eastern Europe on the Black Sea. The land has a total area of ​​111,000 km² and a total coastline of 354 km. This land mass corresponds to approximately 31% of the size of Germany. Bulgaria is one of the largest countries in Europe and the 105th largest country in the world. It is comparatively low at an average height of 472 meters above sea level.

There are 5 islands in the country. There are direct national borders with the 5 neighboring countries Greece, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia and Turkey. The distance between Berlin and the capital Sofia is approximately 1,320 km.

The currency in Bulgaria is Bulgarian Lev (BGN).
1 lev is divided into 100 stotinki.
Status: May 22, 2021
1 euro = 1.96 lev
1 lev = EUR 0.51

The climate in Bulgaria

A moderate climatic zone determines the weather in Bulgaria. As everywhere in the northern hemisphere, the days in the summer months not only get warmer but also longer. The average maximum daily temperatures are between 5 and 30 degrees, depending on the season. In some parts of the country, the values ​​can reach up to 32 degrees during the day. In the colder months, depending on the region, the temperature drops to as low as -2 ° C in the monthly mean at night.

Average day and night temperatures

languages



Religions

directiondistribution
Lutheran1,1%
Bulgarian Orthodox76,0%
Catholics (Roman)0,8%
Muslims10,0%
non-denominational11,8%
other0,3%

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economy


According to the definition of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Bulgaria is one of the developing countries due to its economic performance. With an HDI (Human Development Index) of 0.816, Bulgaria is one of the most highly developed economies according to the UN definition. However, the IMF does not share this classification.

Land use

6% urban areas:6,679 km²
46% agriculture:51,249 km²
35% forests:39,094 km²
0% water surface:2,440 km²
13% other areas:13,978 km²

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traffic

Road network:19,512 km
Rail network:5,114 km
Waterways:470 km
Commercial ports:83
›Airports:68

The main cities

cityPart of the countryResidents
Sofia / capitalSofia Capital1.242.000
PlovdivPlovdiv347.000
VarnaVarna337.000
BurgasBurgas202.000
RuseRuse143.000
Stara ZagoraStara Zagora136.000
PlevenPleven97.000
SlivenSliven96.000
DobrichDobrich95.000
ShumenShumen87.000
PernikPernik82.000
YambolYambol80.000
HaskovoKhaskovo80.000
PazardzhikPazardzhik76.000
BlagoevgradBlagoevgrad71.000
Veliko TurnovoVeliko Turnovo66.000
GabrovoGabrovo66.000
VratsaVratsa65.000
KazanlukStara Zagora55.000
VidinVidin54.000
KurdzhaliKurdzhali51.000
KyustendilKyustendil48.000
MontanaMontana47.000
LovechLovech42.000
SilistraSilistra40.000
RazgradRazgrad38.000
TargovishteTurgovishte38.000
SmolyanSmolyan32.000
Elin PelinSofiya7.370




Political indicators

(Based on the World Bank's "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project)

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Freedom of speech:
Death penalty:abolished in 1998



Existing trade agreements



Memberships


The following international markings apply to this country:
ISO 3166-1 alpha3: BGR ISO 3166-1 alpha2: BG ISO 3166-1 numeric: 100 Fips10: BU STANAG: BGR IOC: BUL License Plate: BG UN / LOCODE: BG Domain ending: bg Country code: +359

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