Capital city: Sofia
is situated in south-eastern Europe.
It occupies the central part of Balkan peninsula
on both sides of the Balkan Range (the Balkans), from which the peninsula has taken its name.
The grater part of the northern border with Romania passes along the Danube, and the eastern border is the Black Sea.
The land borders with Yugoslavia and Macedonia to the west, with Turkey to the south-east, and with Greece to the south.
Bulgaria is a beautiful mountainous country, with tourism opportunities being one of its biggest assets.
Bulgaria possesses beautiful landscapes and beaches, and is becoming a real resort paradise.
The Black Sea Coast on its East border is famous for its fine sanded beaches, and perfect temperatures of water and air.
There are plenty of sea resorts (Albena, Golden Sands, Sunny Beach, Elenite and many others) and sea towns and villages (Varna, Bourgas, Balchik, Nessebur, Sozopol and more) that give opportunity for great sea holidays.
Further, Bulgaria has around 600 natural mineral springs, with water temperatures ranging from 20 to 60 degrees Celsius, whose baths and health spas are famous tourist attractions.
Divisions: The territory of the republic of Bulgaria is divided into 263 municipalities from 28 districts (provinces), groupped into 6 “planning economic regions”. North - West Region North - Central Region North - East Region South - West Region South - Central Region South - East Region
Area size of Bulgaria: 110910km2
Population of Bulgaria: 7450349people
International Phone code for Bulgaria : 00359