Bulgaria Economy

Bulgaria Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax system Basic data According to preliminary data, GDP grew by 3.4% in 2021, GDP growth is estimated at 3.8% in 2022 and 3.2% a year later. The recovery of domestic and external demand after the lifting of pandemic restrictions helped revive the Bulgarian […]

Bulgaria Visa

Bulgaria Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Bulgaria A visa is required to visit the country. Required documents for obtaining a Bulgarian visa: 1. Passport valid for at least 3 months. from the end of the tour. 2. Application form for a visa (for each tourist, including children under 16). 3. Actual color photograph (on a […]

Bulgaria Resorts

Bulgaria Resorts and Attractions

Bulgaria is a state in Southeastern Europe, in the eastern part of the Balkan Peninsula. Common borders in the south – with Greece and Turkey, in the west – with Serbia and Macedonia, in the north – with Romania. According to smb, the capital is Sofia. The official language is Bulgarian. Religion – Orthodoxy. Currency […]

How to Get Around Bulgaria

How to Get Around Bulgaria

Visa and customs According to The Motorcyclers, citizens of Russia to visit Bulgaria need a visa, either a separate one or a Schengen visa type C or D. You can stay in the country for no more than 90 days, according to Schengen rules, but staying in Bulgaria will not affect the time you spend […]

Bulgaria Agriculture

Bulgaria Agriculture and Livestock

Bulgaria is essentially an agricultural country: 75.42% of its population is employed in agriculture; just 10% belongs to industry, 6.35% to commerce, 6.54% to public administration, professionals, landowners and other occupations. Characteristic of the Bulgarian economy is the predominance of small and medium-sized properties. About half of the territory (48.8%) belongs to private, a little […]

Bulgaria democracy

Bulgaria Archaeology

To the news on the prehistory and history of ancient Moesia (v. XXII, p. 932) and ancient Thrace (v. XXXIV, p. 134), recent excavations and studies have added new masses of elements. In the last twenty years prehistory has been particularly cultivated, especially by R. Popov who discovered the Paleolithic in the caves of northern […]

Bulgaria Navy

Bulgaria Armed Forces

Army. – The order of the Bulgarian army derives from the application of the military clauses of the Neuilly peace treaty, which obliges Bulgaria to keep a voluntary army of no more than 33,000 men (including 10,000 gendarmes and 3,000 border guards) and does not allow establishment of units above division. Bulgaria, however, has officially […]

Bulgaria Arts

Bulgaria Arts

To understand the origin of Bulgarian art we must not forget that the Bulgarians of Tsar Isperih who in 679 founded the Bulgarian state in the Balkan peninsula, came from the interior of Asia and therefore were bearers of oriental artistic traditions, or, more precisely, Iranian. But in their new homeland they found an older […]

Bulgaria Climate

Bulgaria Climate

From a climatic point of view, Bulgaria represents a transitional territory between Central Europe, South Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean. The Danube shelf, remaining completely out of the influences of the latter and feeling only the negligible ones of Mt Nero, is characterized by a typical continental climate: harsh and early winters, blazing summers, short […]

Bulgaria Figurative Arts

Bulgaria Figurative Arts and Architecture

Bulgarian painting was characterized in the 1960s by the style of the Plovdiv school, that is, by the attempt to reconcile the international formalism of socialist realism with local tradition; however, in recent decades there have been some renewal trends. We are witnessing this change in the mid-seventies, when symbolic elements are found precisely in […]

Bulgaria Travel Advice

Bulgaria Travel Advice

General travel information for Bulgaria Continent: Europe Geographical location: northern Balkans, located on the Black Sea. The highest elevation: Musala (2925 m above sea level) Longest river: Danube (length in Bulgaria 500 km) Government: Parliamentary republic system of government: Parliamentary democracy Languages: Bulgarian neighbors: Greece, Macedonia, Serbia, Romania Capital: Sofia Area: Approx. 111,000 kmĀ² Residents: […]

Tsarist Bulgaria

Bulgaria History

Prehistory and early history of Bulgaria Bulgaria was already settled in the Paleolithic. In the west of today’s state, cave paintings have been found that are around 1.5 million years old. Like everywhere else, the hunters and gatherers in this part of the world became settled farmers. Different cultures developed with typical forms of pottery […]