Bulgaria

the oldest nation of Europe

Officially The Republic of Bulgaria

Bulgaria is a country in the Balkans on the western side of the Black Sea. The capital of Bulgaria is Sofia. Bulgaria is one of the few exotic nations of Europe, due to the fact that it boasts sublime beaches, lovely churches, winter sport opportunities, to name a few. Bulgarian is the official language of Bulgaria ( in case you want to connect to the hearts and souls of their people ).

LOCATION

Bulgaria is located in Southeast Europe, in the northeast part of the Balkan Peninsula.

CURRENCY

Bulgarian lev.


1 Bulgarian lev = 37.18 Indian Rupees

MAIN ATTRACTIONS

FOOD

Bulgaria is famous for its quality vegetables and dairy products and its variety of mild spices. Pork and chicken are the most common forms of meat, though fish and veal dishes are also popular and lamb has a special traditional place in Bulgarian cooking.

HERE ARE SOME QUICK FUN FACTS

  • Bulgarians shake their heads to mean yes and nod for no.
  • National instrument is the bagpipes – called the gaida.
  • Bulgarians invented the first electronic computer, digital watch and car air bag.
  • The country is one of the world's biggest winemakers – 200,000 tonnes a year.
  • A third of Bulgaria is forested.
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