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Capital of Bulgaria


Total Area of Bulgaria

total: 110,910 sq km
land: 110,550 sq km
water: 360 sq km

Population of Bulgaria

7,037,935 (July 2012 est.)

Languages in Bulgaria

Bulgarian (official) 76.8%, Turkish 8.2%, Roma 3.8%, other 0.7%, other (unknown) 10.5% (2011 census)

Literacy in Bulgaria

definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 98.4%
male: 98.7%
female: 98% (2011)

Religions in Bulgaria

Bulgarian Orthodox 59.4%, Muslim (Sunni) 7.4%, Muslim (Shia) 0.4%, other (including Catholic, Protestant, Armenian Apostolic Orthodox, and Judaism) 1.7%, other (unknown) 27.4%, none 3.7% (2011 census)

Life Expectancy in Bulgaria

total population: 73.84 years
male: 70.24 years
female: 77.65 years (2012 est.)

Government Type in Bulgaria

parliamentary democracy

Currency of Bulgaria

Lev (BGL)

GDP (per capita) in Bulgaria

purchasing power parity - $103.7 billion (2012 est.)

Telephones (mobile cellular) in Bulgaria

10.475 million (2011)

Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Bulgaria

Internet hosts: 976,277 (2012)

Internet users: 3.395 million (2009)

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