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The Republic of Bulgaria

Republic of Bulgaria
Република България
Flag Coat of arms
Motto: Съединението прави силата
Unity makes strength
Mila Rodino instrumental.ogg

Mila Rodino
"Dear Motherland"
Location of  Bulgaria  (dark green)– in Europe  (green & dark grey)– in the European Union  (green)  —  [Legend]
Location of  Bulgaria  (dark green)

– in Europe  (green & dark grey)
– in the European Union  (green)  —  [Legend]

(and largest city)
Sofia (София)
42°41′N 23°19′E
Official language(s) Bulgarian
Ethnic groups (2011) 85.8% Bulgarians
7.8% Turks
4.9% Roma
1.5% others
Demonym Bulgarian
Government Parliamentary democracy
 -  President Rosen Plevneliev
 -  Prime Minister Boyko Borisov
 -  First Bulgarian Empire 681 
 -  Liberation from Ottoman rule 3 March 1878 
 -  Declaration of Independence 22 September 1908 
 -  Total 110,994 km2 (105th)
42,823 sq mi 
 -  Water (%) 0.3
 -  2011 census 7,364,570 [1] (98th)
 -  Density 66.2/km2 (139th)
171/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2011[2] estimate
 -  Total $101.627 billion (68th)
 -  Per capita $13,563 (67th)
GDP (nominal) 2011[2] estimate
 -  Total $54.271 billion (74th)
 -  Per capita $7,243 (77th)
Gini (2007) 45.3[3] (high
HDI (2011) increase0.771[4] (high) (55th)
Currency Lev (BGN)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 -  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Drives on the right
ISO 3166 code BG
Internet TLD .bg
Calling code 359

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