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Republic of Bulgaria
Република България  (Bulgarian)
Republika Bǎlgariya
Motto: 
Anthem: 
Мила Родино  (Bulgarian)
Mila Rodino  (transliteration)
Dear Motherland
Location of  Bulgaria  (dark green)– in Europe  (green & dark grey)– in the European Union  (green)  –  [Legend]
Location of  Bulgaria  (dark green)

– in Europe  (green & dark grey)
– in the European Union  (green)  –  [Legend]

Capital
and largest city
Sofia
42°41′N23°19′E / 42.683°N 23.317°E / 42.683; 23.317
Official languagesBulgarian
Official scriptCyrillic
Ethnic groups(2011[1])
ReligionBulgarian Orthodox Church
DemonymBulgarian
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentary
constitutional republic
Rumen Radev
Boyko Borisov
LegislatureNational Assembly
Formation
681–1018
1185–1396
3 March 1878[note 1]
• Declaration of Independence from the Ottoman Empire
5 October 1908[note 2]
13 July 1991
• European Union accession
1 January 2007
Area
• Total
110,994 km2 (42,855 sq mi) (105th)
• Water (%)
0.3
Population
• 31 December 2016 estimate
7,101,859[2] (100th)
• Density
64.9/km2 (168.1/sq mi) (95th)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
$144.598 billion[3] (76th)
• Per capita
$20,327 (62nd)
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
• Total
$52.418 billion[3] (81st)
• Per capita
$7,369 (75th)
Gini (2015)Negative increase 37[4]
medium
HDI (2015)Increase 0.794[5]
high · 56th
CurrencyLev (BGN)
Time zoneEET(UTC+2)
• Summer (DST)
EEST (UTC+3)
Drives on theright
Calling code+359
ISO 3166 codeBG
Internet TLD.bg

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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