Bulgaria's flagLocation: Southeast Europe
Official name: Republic of Bulgaria
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1908 / 1947
Capital city: Sofia
Population: 7.5 million / 176 people per sq mile (68 people per sq km)
Total land area: 42,822 square miles (110,910 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Bulgarian (official language), Turkish, Romani
Main religions: Bulgarian Orthodox 83%, Muslim 12%, Other 4%, Roman Catholic 1%
Ethnic mix: Bulgarian 84%, Turkish 9%, Roma 5%, Other 2%
Government type: Parliamentary system
Currency: Lev = 100 stotinki
Literacy rate: 98%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 2761 kilocalories

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