Total Population (million): 7.642177
Annual growth rate: -0.5294574%
Urban population: 70.26%
Official Language: Bulgarian
Other languages spoken: In general, the young polyglot Bulgarians
also have some knowledge of English and French. Adults in Bulgaria
prefer learning German and the elderly population is particularly
interested in Russian and French. But generally speaking, few
Bulgarians speak a foreign language in their daily life.
Business language: Russian, English, German and French. Turkish is
also used for business in the South.
Religion: Orthodox 83.5%; Moslems 13%; Roman Catholics 1.5%;
Protestants, Gregorians-Armenians and others 1%; Jews 0.8%; Other
Catholics 0.2 %.
Area: 110990 kmÂ²
Type of State: Republic state based on parliamentary democracy
working under a pluriform multi-party political system.
Type of economy: Upper-middle-income economy, Ex-Transition country
The country is a crossroads between Europe and Asia.
To call from Bulgaria, dial 00
To call in Bulgaria, dial 359
Internet suffix: .bg
Access to electricity: n.c.