Geography of Bulgaria
Bulgaria is a states in the South- Eastern Europe in the eastern
part of the Balkan Peninsula. It borders Romania in the North,
Macedonia, Serbia in the West and Turkey, Greece in the South.
The eastern part of the country borders with a Black Sea. The
country has mostly mountainous terrain with ridges Stara Planina,
Middle Mountain, Rila, Pirin and Rhodopes. The highest peak is
Mount Musala at a height of 2925 meters.
Bulgaria is a parliamentary republic. The head of the state is
the president who gets elected every five years.
Religion in Bulgaria
More than 85% of the country are Eastern Orthodox. About 12% are
Sunni Muslims who usually live in the south part of the country.
Jews make up 0.8%, Roman Catholics 0.5% and Protestants 0.5%.
Additionally they are many cults and charismatic movements that
were usually found around Christianity or Eastern Religions.
Among these the woman who is believed by some to be a prophet,
Vanga is probably most famous in Bulgaria and abroad.
Bulgarians are probably the only people in the World who shake
their head in agreement and nod their heads in denial.
Language in Bulgaria
The official language in the country is Bulgarian. Most people
are fluent in English, German, French. Older generations usually
speak Russian as a second language.
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