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13 Raina Kniaginia Str. 8000 Bourgas, Bulgaria
tel.: ++359 56 812506, fax: ++359 56 812505
mob.: ++359 889 506 084
E-mail: office@ropotamo.com
 
Country: Bulgaria
Area: 110 910 sq km
Population: about 8 million
Capital: Sofia, population over a million
Coastline: 354 km
Administrative division: 28 provinces
Location: Bulgaria is situated in Southeast Europe and occupies an area of 111 000 sq.km in the eastern part of the Balkan Peninsula. The average altitude is 470 m.
Language: The official language is Bulgarian and uses only the Cirillic alphabet. To facilitate tourists, road and direction signs in populated areas, resorts, railway stations, airports and along the main motorways are also spelled in Roman letters. English, German, French, Russian and other languages are spoken in the country
Religion: Predominantly Eastern Orthodox. The Bulgarian Church is autonomous and headed by a Patriarch
Public holidays:
January 1 - New Year
March 3 - National day of the Liberation from Ottoman Domination
Easter - Two days (Sunday and Monday) according to the Orthodox calendar
May 6 - St. George's Day
May 24 - the Day of Bulgarian Enlightenment and Culture and Slav Script
September 6 - National Day of Bulgaria's Reunion in the year of 1885
September 22 - Independence Day
November 1 - Day of the Bulgarian Revival Leaders
December 24-26 - Christmas Eve and Christmas
December 31 - New Year's Eve