Bulgaria



a republic in SE Europe. 42,800 sq. mi. (110,850 sq. km).
Capital: Sofia.
Contemporary Examples

The Euro Misses A Victim Justin Green September 4, 2012
Maggie Stiefvater Talks New Novel ‘The Raven Boys,’ Fast Cars, and YA Fiction Doug Stanton September 27, 2012
Bombs in Bulgaria Elisheva Goldberg July 17, 2012
Little Maria Put In Bulgarian Foster Care Barbie Latza Nadeau November 3, 2013
Little Maria Put In Bulgarian Foster Care Barbie Latza Nadeau November 3, 2013

Historical Examples

Under Fire For Servia Colonel James Fiske
The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of VIII) Various
Area Handbook for Bulgaria Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of VIII) Various
The Turkish Empire, its Growth and Decay Lord Eversley

noun
a republic in SE Europe, on the Balkan Peninsula on the Black Sea: under Turkish rule from 1395 until 1878; became an independent kingdom in 1908 and a republic in 1946; joined the EU in 2007; consists chiefly of the Danube valley in the north and the Balkan Mountains in the central part, separated from the Rhodope Mountains of the south by the valley of the Maritsa River. Language: Bulgarian. Religion: Christian (Bulgarian Orthodox) majority. Currency: lev. Capital: Sofia. Pop: 6 981 642 (2013 est). Area: 110 911 sq km (42 823 sq miles)
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Note: Former Eastern Bloc country. Soviet troops entered Bulgaria in 1944, and a communist government was established soon thereafter. Bulgaria’s communist rulers followed the Soviet lead for almost fifty years, until the collapse of the Soviet Union. In January 1991, a multiparty government began to institute democratic and economic reforms.

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