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Where is Bulgaria
Where is Bulgaria located on the world map?
As shown in the Bulgaria location map that Bulgaria is located in the southern part of Europe continent. Bulgaria map also shows that it shares international boundaries with Romania in the north, Serbia and the Republic of Macedonia in the west, and Greece and Turkey in the south. However, in the east, Black Sea limits its further territorial extension.

Country has many mountainous areas featuring the landscape; important of them are the Stara Planina (Balkan) and Rodopi mountain ranges, and the Rila range, it has the highest peak in the Balkan region i.e. Musala. Sofia is the capital city of Bulgaria and it is also the largest settlement region in the country. The country has a temperate climate, featured with cold winters and hot summers.

At present, Bulgaria has a parliamentary democracy with the characteristics of a unitary constitutional republic. Bulgaria is also the member of many international organizations including the European Union, the United Nations, NATO, the Council of Europe, the World Trade Organization and a founding state of the OSCE and the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization.

Bulgaria's economy system is an industrialized and open free-market economy; hence, country has a large, moderately advanced private sector along with a number of strategic state-owned enterprises.

Moreover, the Bulgarian tourism is also growing and also helping country in generating substantial revenue. The important tourist places in Bulgaria are the capital Sofia, coastal resorts Albena, Golden Sands, Sozopol, Nesebar, and Sunny Beach and winter resorts such as Chepelare, Borovetz, Pamporovo, and Bansko.
Quick Facts
Continent Europe
Where is Located Bulgaria is a country located in the Eastern Europe
Coordinates 42°41'N23°19'E
Capital Sofia
Largest City Sofia
Neighboring Countries Greece, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Turkey
Administrative divisions28 provinces
Area 42,823 sq mi
Population2011 census 7,364,570
Official Language Bulgarian
Currency Lev (BGN)
ISO Alpha-2 CodeBG
ISO Alpha-3 Code BGR
ISO Numeric Code100
GDP $103.816 billion 2012 estimate
Calling code 359
Time Zone EET (UTC+2)
Internet TLD .bg