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Bulgaria

Bulgaria, officially the Republic of Bulgaria, was established in 681 ad. and since then it never changed it's name, which makes it one of the oldest countries in Europe. Located in the Balkan Peninsula between Greece, Turkey, Romania, Serbia, Macedonia and Black Sea. The Capital of Bulgaria is Sofia, found long before founding of Bulgaria, it has a lot of historical places to visit. Major Cities of Bulgaria are: Plovdiv, Varna, Bourgas, Pleven, Stara Zagora, Veliko Turnovo, Ruse. Every one of those cities has it's own unique history and culture. Official language is Bulgarian, but elders can speak Russian and younger population can speak English. Bulgaria is known by creating Cyrillic Script and share it with rest of the world, the oldest gold treasure in the world was found in Bulgaria (in 294 graves were found 3000 gold objects dating back more than 6000 years), Bulgarians shake their heads to mean yes and nod for no, Lactobacillus Bulgaricus, the bacterium that is responsible for giving Bulgarian yogurt its unique flavour and consistency, can be found only in Bulgarian air, The Bulgarian army has never lost a single flag in battle, In 1976 UNESCO declared the ancient Bulgarian calendar as the most accurate in the world and many others.



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