full name: Republic of Bulgaria Bulgaria flag
capital city: Sofia
population: 7,186,893 (July 2015 est.)
official language: Bulgarian
business language: Russian, English, German, French and Turkish
major religion: Christianity, Islam
intl.dialling code: +359
internet suffix: .bg
time zone: UTC/GMT + 1 hour
currency: 1 lev = 100 stotinki
GDP - real growth rate: 1.7% (2014 est.)
GDP - per capita: $17,900 (2014 est.)
main export: Chemicals and plastics, food and drink, tobacco, machine-building equipment
government: Parliamentary democracy
head of state: President Rosen PLEVNELIEV
prime minister: Boyko BORISOV