Bulgaria Facts and Figures

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Formal Name Republic of Bulgaria (Republika Balgariya)
Capital Sofia
Main Cities Plovdiv,  Varna
Official Language Bulgarian
Currency Bulgarian Lev (BGN)
Dialling Code +359
Emergency numbers 150, 160, 166  and 112
Time Zone UTC+2
Daylight Savings Time Last Sunday in March (clocks go forward by an hour) through to the last Sunday in October (clocks go back by an hour).
Units of Measure Metric System
Electricity 230 volts AC; frequency of 50 hertz
Government Parliamentary democracy
Population 7,093,635 (July 2011 est.)
Climate Temperate; cold, damp winters; hot, dry summers
Land Surface 108,489 sq km
Coastline 354 km
Bulgarian Flag Bulgarian flag

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