National Symbols of Bulgaria

Bulgaria is a country in Europe. It shares borders with the following countries: Greece, North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Turkiye, . The capital of Bulgaria is Sofia.

The official language is Bulgarian and the Bulgarian Lev is the currency of the Bulgaria. The domain is .bg and the country code is +359.

National day is celebrated on 22 Sep 1908. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Bulgaria is no exception.

In Bulgaria, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Bulgarian people. Rakia is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Bulgaria. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Hristo Botev, Ivan Vazov represent a national Bulgarian symbol.

The country was founded by Khan Asparuh. The current president of Bulgaria is Rumen Radev and Stefan Yanev is the Prime Minister.

In Bulgaria the power plugs and sockets are of type C, F. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Bulgarian national anthem was written by Tsvetan Radoslavov and composed by Tsvetan Radoslavov.

Country information

Official name(s) Republic of Bulgaria
Alternative name(s) Republic of Bulgaria (official, English)
Regional location Southeastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea, between Romania and Turkey
Country name etymology From the Bulgars, the extinct tribe of Turkic origin, which created the country. Their name is possibly derived from the Proto-Turkic word bulģha ("to mix", "shake", "stir") and its derivative bulgak ("revolt", "disorder")
Climate Temperate; cold, damp winters; hot, dry summers
Terrain Mostly mountains with lowlands in north and southeast
Population 6,948,445
National Day 22 Sep 1908
Language(s) Bulgarian
Religion Christianity, Bulgarian Orthodoxy
Country code +359
Literacy rate 98.4%
Currency Bulgarian Lev
Capital city Sofia
ISO BGR
Domain(TLD) .bg
Ethnicity Bulgarians, Turks, & Roma
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Bulgarian
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 110,993.6 km2 (42,854.9 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+2 (EET)
Average elevation 470 m (1,542 ft)
Coastline 354 Km
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Bulgaria

Flag map of Bulgaria

Motto of Bulgaria

Съединението прави силата - "Unity Makes Strength"

National animal of Bulgaria

The National animal of Bulgaria is Lion

National Animal of Bulgaria - Lion

National flower of Bulgaria

The National flower of Bulgaria is Rose . Botanical name is Rosa Rubiginosa.

National flower of Bulgaria - Rose

National bird of Bulgaria

The National bird of Bulgaria is Not Declared

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Neighbouring countries of Bulgaria

Bulgarian Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

A crow will never be a dove.

A fortress surrenders from within.

A friend in need is a friend in deed.

A gentle word opens an iron gate.

A good cock can never have too many hens.

A house without a woman is like a fire without a bucket.

Lies legs are short.

A lion lurks in everyone’s heart; awake him not.

A song belongs to no one.

A tree falls the way it leans.

A word about to be spoken is like a stone that is ready to be thrown.

Aid yourself and the lord will come.

An axe without a shaft is no threat to the forest.

Drop by drop – a whole lake becomes.

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