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Bulgaria - BG / BGR

Name Bulgaria (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes BG / BGR
Continent Europe
Continent code EU
Capital Sofia
Area 10856
DD coordinates 42.724993 / 25.483304
DMS coordinates 42°43'29.97" N / 25°28'59.89" E
UTM coordinates 35T 375825.52296821 4731391.6579246
Total cities 2409
Flag of Bulgaria

Bulgaria location on map

Information about Bulgaria

Bulgaria is a part of the Europe continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Bulgaria, is BG.

It's territory covers an area of 10856 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Sofia, the capital city of Bulgaria. On nationwide level, Bulgarian is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Bulgarians. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather right-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 19512 km of roadways. Railway surfaces by length cover a total area of 5114 km. Bulgaria merchant ships, tankers, and other types of maritime transport have access to 470 km of waterways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 359 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use BGN as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Bulgaria live according to the Europe/Sofia time zone, which is also the one used in Sofia.

More facts

Official languages Bulgarian
Nationalities Bulgarians
Road traffic Right
Domain zone .bg
Phone codes 359
Currencies BGN
Life expectancy males Ø 71,5 years
Life expectancy females Ø 78,6 years
Birthrate 8,9 ‰
Deathrate 15,4 ‰
Males/Females 48,6%/51,4%

Where to fly from Bulgaria

Flight direction Origin airport Destination airport Airline Flight № Transfers Return transfers Duration Price
Sofia (BG) - Bucharest (RO) SOF OTP FR 9618 0 0 55 17,00$
Varna (BG) - Istanbul (TR) VAR IST TK 1076 0 0 65 264,00$
Sofia (BG) - Belgrade (RS) SOF BEG JU 127 0 0 70 97,00$
Sofia (BG) - Istanbul (TR) SOF IST TK 1030 0 0 90 148,00$
Sofia (BG) - Bratislava (SK) SOF BTS W6 4341 0 0 95 34,00$
Sofia (BG) - Athens (GR) SOF ATH A3 981 0 0 75 265,00$
Sofia (BG) - Antalya (TR) SOF AYT PC 1544 0 0 95 85,00$
Sofia (BG) - Budapest (HU) SOF BUD RR 5571 0 0 80 33,00$
Sofia (BG) - Zagreb (HR) SOF ZAG FR 7065 0 0 80 73,00$
Plovdiv (BG) - Istanbul (TR) PDV SAW W6 4443 2 0 1815 207,00$
Updated 27.06.2022

BG economy

GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 43167,6 M $
Importations 40849,2 M $
Budget surplus 1319 M $
Tourism receipts 4,83 bn $
Gross debt 13859 M $
Unemployment rate 5,7%
Inflation rate 3,10%
Corruption index 44 (bad)
Energy consumption 32,3 bn kWh

BG land use

6% Urban areas 6679 km²
46% Agricultural areas 51249 km²
35% Forest 39094 km²
0% Water areas 2440 km²
13% Others 13978 km²

BG transport

Roadways 19512 km
Railways 5114 km
Waterways 470 km
Commercial harbors 83
Airports 102

Bulgaria cities by first letter

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From Bulgaria to other countries distance

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
NZL Flag of New Zealand New Zealand Oceania Wellington 17349 km
ZAF Flag of South Africa South Africa Africa Pretoria 7918 km
BRB Flag of Barbados Barbados North America Bridgetown 8614 km
BHR Flag of Bahrain Bahrain Asia - 2947 km
BRN Flag of Brunei Brunei Asia Bandar Seri Begawan 9604 km
BHS Flag of Bahamas Bahamas North America - 9135 km
CHL Flag of Chile Chile South America Santiago 13146 km
HKG Flag of Hong Kong Hong Kong Asia - 8239 km
IRQ Flag of Iraq Iraq Asia Baghdad 1907 km
IRN Flag of Iran Iran Asia Tehran 2720 km

There are many ways to find how far is Bulgaria (BG) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Bulgaria to Haversine
North pole 5257 km 3266 mil
Equator 5388 km 3348 mil
South pole 14758 km 9170 mil

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246 Countries
1211337 Cities
41339 Airports

People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Bulgaria and Cook Islands is 17576 kilometers or 10921 miles.
The most smallest distances between Bulgaria and North Macedonia is 332 kilometers or 206 miles.
We found information about 2409 cities.
The capital of BG is Sofia with population in 2022 over 1355140 people.
The area of Bulgaria (BG) is 10856 square kilometers.
Yes, Bulgaria is part of the continent of Europe.
Official name of BG is The Republic of Bulgaria.
Bulgaria has approximately 102 airports.