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About Bulgaria: Facts for Bulgaria

Location: Southeastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea, between Romania and Turkey
Geographic coordinates: 43 00 N, 25 00 E
Population: 7.8 million

  • total: 110,910 sq km
  • water: 360 sq km
  • land: 110,550 sq km
    Capital: Sofia, 1,5 million citizens
    Border Countries: Greece, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia and Montenegro, Turkey
    International airports: Sofia, Varna, Burgas
    Coastline: 354 km
    Visas: citizens of most European countries can stay 30 to 90 days without a visa.
    Currency: Bulgarian Lev (approx. 0.51 EUR)
    Climate: temperate; relatively cold winters; hot and dry summers
    Winter time: GMT +2 hours (October through March)
    Summer time: GMT +3 hours (April through September)
    Terrain: mostly mountains with lowlands in north and northeast
    Lowest point: Black Sea - 0 m.
    Highest point: Musala peak at Rila mountain - 2,925 m.
    Natural resources: bauxite, copper, lead, zinc, coal, timber, arable land
    Electricity: 220V, 50 Hz
    Weights & measures: Metric
    Tourism in Bulgaria: 8 million visitors per year

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