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Bulgaria

Currency code: 
Currency name: 
Bulgarian lev
Country name: 
Bulgaria
Capital: 
Sofia
Country code: 
Continent: 
Independence: 
March 3, 1878
Independent from: 
3 March 1878 as an autonomous principality within the Ottoman Empire; 22 September 1908 complete independence from the Ottoman Empire
Total area: 
110,879
Land area: 
108,489
Water area: 
2,390
Population: 
6,981,642
Population note: 
6,981,642 (July 2013 est.)
Official language: 
Bulgarian
All languages: 
Bulgarian (official) 76.8%, Turkish 8.2%, Roma 3.8%, other 0.7%, other (unknown) 10.5% (2011 census)
Time zone: 
EET (UTC+2) - Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Drive on: 
Right
Calling code: 
359
Domain: 
.bg