Bulgaria is a Balkan nation with diverse terrain encompassing Black Sea coastline, rivers, including the Danube, and a mountainous interior. A cultural melting pot with Greek, Slavic, Ottoman and Persian influences, it has a rich heritage of traditional dance, music, costumes and crafts. At the foot of domed Vitoshamountain is its capital, Sofia, dating to the 5th century B.C.E.
Population: 7.5 million
Total Area: 110,910 square kilometers
Official Language: Bulgarian.
Religion: Bulgarian Orthodox 82.6%, Muslim 12.2%
Time Difference: GMT/UTC + 2.
Borders with: Macedonia, Serbia, Romania, Turkey and Greece
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