Bulgaria

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Republic of Bulgaria
Република България (Bulgarian)
Republika Bǎlgariya
Motto: 
  • Съединението прави силата (Bulgarian)
  • Unity makes strength
Anthem: 
Мила Родино (Bulgarian)
  Dear Motherland
Location of  Bulgaria in Europa.
Location of Bulgaria in Europa.
Capital
and largest city
Sofia
Official languages Bulgarian
Official script Cyrillic
Ethnic groups (census 2011)
  • 76.91% – Bulgarians
  • 7.98% – Turks
  • 4.41% – Gypsies
  • 0.66% – others
  • 10.00% – undeclared (most of them are Gypsies)
Demonym Bulgarian
Government Unitary parliamentary
constitutional republic
 -  President Rumen Radev
 -  Prime Minister Boyko Borisov
Legislature National Assembly
Formation
 -  First Bulgarian Empire 681–1018 
 -  Second Bulgarian Empire 1185–1396 
 -  Modern state:  
 -  Principality of Bulgaria 3 March 1878 
 -  Declaration of Independence from the Ottoman Empire 5 October 1908 
Area
 -  Total 110,993.6 km2
42,811 sq mi 
 -  Water (%) 0.3
Population
 -  2011 census decrease 7 364 570
 -  Density 66.35/km2
171.8/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2017 estimate
 -  Total $152.374 billion (76th)
 -  Per capita $21,578 (62nd)
GDP (nominal) 2017 estimate
 -  Total $55.954 billion (81st)
 -  Per capita $7,924 (75th)
Currency Lev (BGN)
Time zone Eastern European Time (UTC+2)
 -  Summer (DST) Eastern European Summer Time (UTC+3)
Drives on the right
Calling code +359
Internet TLD .bg
Bulgaria during World War II
     Post-WWII territory of Kingdom of Bulgaria   //           //   Southern Dobruja, restored from Romania at Craiova after the Second Vienna Award, 1940      Vardar Macedonia, Southern Pomoravlje and Western Thrace   //           //   Bulgarian military administration; German from 1943
  Borders in 1941
  Borders in 2000

Bulgaria is a country in Europe.

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