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Bulgaria is situated in south-eastern Europe. It occupies the central part of Balkan peninsula on both sides of the Balkan Range (the Balkans), from which the peninsula has taken its name. The grater part of the northern border with Romania passes along the Danube, and the eastern border is the Black Sea. The land borders with Serbia and Macedonia to the west, with Turkey to the south-east, and with Greece to the south.

Bulgaria is a beautiful mountainous country, with tourism opportunities being one of its biggest assets. The modern ski resorts as Bansko, Borovets, Pamporovo and Vitosha attract attention of lots of foreign tourists.
Bulgaria possesses beautiful landscapes and beaches, and is becoming a real resort paradise.

The Black Sea Coast on its East border is famous for its fine sanded beaches, and perfect temperatures of water and air. There are plenty of sea resorts (Albena, Golden Sands, Sunny Beach, Elenite, etc.) and sea towns and villages (Varna, Bourgas,Balchik, Nessebur, Sozopol, etc.) that give opportunity for great sea holidays

Further, Bulgaria has around 600 natural mineral springs, with water temperatures ranging from 20 to 60 degrees Celsius, whose baths and health spas are famous tourist attractions. The most known spa resorts are Hissarya, Velingrad, Devin, Varshets, Pavel Banya and more.

Divisions: The territory of the republic of Bulgaria is divided into 263 municipalities from 28 districts (provinces), grouped into 6 "planing economic regions". The administrative territorial division is (*):
North - Western Region - Districts: Vidin, Vratza, Montana, Lovech, Pleven
North - Central Region - Districts : Veliko Turnovo, Gabrovo, Rousse, Razgrad, Silistra,
North - Eastern Region - Districts : Dobrich, Shumen, Varna, Targovishte
South - Western Region - Districts: Sofia- Town, Blagoevgrad, Kyustendil, Pernik, Sofia- District
South - Central Region - Districts: Pazardjik, Plovdiv, Smolyan, Kurdgiali, Haskovo
South - Eastern Region - Districts: Bourgas, Sliven, Yambol, Stara Zagora

Note: The last grouping of the districts in the planing regions is from 2008, which replace an old grouping from 2005. The changes are:
- Districts of Pleven and Lovech are moved from North-Central to North-Western region
- Districts of Silistra and Razgrad are moved from North-Eastern to North-Central region
- District of Stara Zagora is moved from South-Central to North-Eastern region

Quick facts about Bulgaria

In Bulgarian (Native transliteraion): България
Latitude: 42.8356955
Longtitude: 25.2685547
Area Size: 110994km2
Population: 7364750 people (2005)
Phone Code: 00359

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News Bulgaria (9405) »

2014-04-24 Bulgarian Banks continued to reduce interest rates on term deposits (Finances)
2014-04-17 Auto Oil will distribute in Bulgaria electric cars of the brand Yogomo (Business)
2014-04-17 Businessmen from Asia plan to invest EUR 1.5 billion in a project for rural tourism in Bulgaria (Business)
2014-04-04 EQTEC Iberia is building a biomass-to-energy plant near Stroevo (Business)
2014-04-03 About 50 foreign auto supply companies have production facilities in Bulgaria (Business)
2014-04-02 Austrian Meinl Bank gave up from opening a branch in Bulgaria (Finances)
2014-04-02 Dundee Precious Metals extended the life of the mine in Chelopech (Business)
2014-03-31 Sofia satellite city with hotels, apartments and indoor sea with imitations of sun (Properties)
2014-03-31 New advertising agency engaged in branding and design of packages of Bulgartabac (Business)
2014-03-17 BNB rejected a request by Bulgarian Posts for a licence to operate as a payment institution (Finances)

External links Bulgaria

Visit to Bulgaria (Bulgaria)
Bulgarian Info Site (Bulgaria)
Aqua park Sunny Beach (Sunny Beach)
Visit to Bulgaria - Blagoevgrad (Blagoevgrad)
Region Kyustendil (Kyustendil)
Pernik region (Pernik)
Map of resort Borovets (Borovets)
Visit to Bulgaria - Pazardjik (Pazardjik)
Sunny Beach (Sunny Beach) (Kranevo)

Map of Bulgaria »

Vidin Montana Vratsa Pleven Rousse Silistra Dobrich Varna Veliko Turnovo Razgrad Turgovishte Shoumen Bourgas Yambol Sliven Haskovo Stara Zagora Gabrovo Plovdiv Kardjali Smolyan Pazardjik Blagoevgrad Kyustendil Lovech Sofia City Sofia County Pernik