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Bulgaria rental properties are primarily found in the major metropolitan areas of Bulgaria. Common rental types found in Bulgaria are apartments, studios, lofts, one bedrooms, two bedrooms, condos, houses for rent, mobile homes, hotel rooms, vacation rental, furnished rentals short term rentals. Regions and cities if Bulgaria where housing rentals are found are Blagoevgrad, Burgas, Dobrich, Gabrovo, Haskovo, Kardzhali, Kyustendil, Lovech, Montana, Pernik, Pazardzhik, Pleven, Plovdiv, Razgrad, Rousse, Shumen, Silistra, Sliven, Smolyan, Sofia City, Sofia Province, Stara Zagora, Targovishte, Varna, Veliko Tarnovo, Vidin, Vratsa, Yambol, All Cities. Vacation rentals, short term rentals and furnished housing are more common in the metropolitan areas of Bulgaria.

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Bulgaria Country Information

Bulgaria is a very beautiful country in Europe. It is located on south east of Europe. It is officially known as the Republic of Bulgaria. On this country bordered to the north by Romania, to the east by the Black Sea, to the south by Turkey and Greece and to the west by Serbia and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. The country total population is 7,563,710 in 2009 estimation. Bulgaria total area is 42,823 sq mi. Bulgarian land is heavily cultivated, covered with forests and crossed by rivers. The Bulgaria country has 16th rank in largest country in Europe. Bulgaria's capital city is Sofia it is also largest city in the country. The country's important cities are Plovdiv, Varna, Bourgas, Rousse, Stara Zagora, Pleven, Dobrich, Sliven and Shumen. The Balkan Mountains cross the country reaching to the edge of the Black Sea and its golden beaches. The country official language is Bulgarian. The country has continental climate. Summers are warmest with some rainfall, with the south feeling the influence of the Mediterranean winters are cold with good snowfall in the mountains. The visitor's best months to visit are mid-June to September when the days are long and sunny. Bulgaria agriculture is grown rate was ?2.1% for 1980?90 and ?0.4% for 1990?2000. By 2000, agricultural output was only two-thirds of what it was in 1990. country's main crops produced are tomatoes, pepper, tobacco, grapes, wheat, maize, beans, potato, sunflower, peaches, apricots, apples, melons, and nuts. The Maritsa is Bulgaria's principal river the Danube also flows through the country. The Bulgaria's official currency is Lev.

Bulgaria Recreation, Culture and Attractions

The Republic of Bulgaria is a beautiful country in Europe. The Bulgaria is a country with a historical and cultural heritage. It has a mix mostly of Thracian, Slavic and Bulgar cultures. The country's territory includes parts of the Roman provinces of Moesia, Thrace and Macedonia, and many of the archaeological discoveries date back to Roman times, while ancient Bulgars have also left traces of their heritage in music and in early architecture. And also the country has a long-standing musical tradition. There are remains from Palaeolithic cultures in several caves in the Stara Planina Mountain and the Rhodope Mountains. Bulgarian festivals and customs date back to ancient times when men tried to appease the natural elements and trembled before their power. There are many attractions in Bulgaria. The visitors visit this country year around. Bulgaria's popular sports are volleyball, wrestling, weight-lifting, shooting sports, gymnastics, chess, and recently, sumo wrestling and tennis. Football is also a popular game in Bulgaria. Dimitar Berbatov, he is a famous football player in 21st century in Bulgaria. Bulgaria participates the summer and Winter Olympics. The country first Olympic appearance dates back to the first modern Olympic Games in 1896, represented by Swiss gymnast Charles Champaud.

Bulgaria Country Demographics

Bulgaria total population - 7,563,710
Bulgaria male population - 3,454,315
Bulgaria female population - 3,750,372
Bulgaria Bulgarian population - 6,655,000
Bulgaria Turk population - 746,664
Bulgaria Rom population - 370,908
Bulgaria Russian population - 15,595
Bulgaria Armenian population - 10,832
Bulgaria Vlach population - 10,566
Bulgaria Macedonians population - 5,071
Bulgaria Greek population - 3,408
Bulgaria Ukrainian population - 2,489
Bulgaria Jew population - 1,363
Bulgaria Romanian population - 1,088
Bulgaria other ethnic groups population - 18,792
Bulgaria undeclared population - 62,108
Bulgaria unknown population - 24,807

Bulgaria School Information

The Bulgarian education is managed by the Ministry of Education and Science. Bulgarian Education is compulsory between the ages of 7 and 16. In Bulgarian education system is composes of the basic, secondary, and higher levels. The country education system is also falls within the continental European tradition. The school year is made up of two terms they are Easter and Summer Break. Basic education is divided into two categories they are elementary and pre-secondary. Secondary education has two types they are comprehensive and vocational. The higher education on the other hand has three kinds they are Universities, Colleges, and Specialized Higher Schools. The country provides free of charge for education in its schools expect for higher education establishments, colleges and universities.

Bulgaria Country Symbols

Bulgaria state Flag
Bulgaria state Flag
Bulgaria state Mammal
Bulgaria state Mammal
Lion
Bulgaria state Flower
Bulgaria state Flower
Rose
Bulgaria state Motto
Bulgaria state Motto
Union Makes Strength
Bulgaria state  Song
Bulgaria state Song
Mila Rodino

Bulgaria Country History

Bulgaria is one of the oldest surviving states in Europe. It has 1300 years old history since 681 A.D. Bulgarian lands are ancient crossroads. They were populated from remote antiquity and remember many ancient civilizations. In 681 A.D in this time founding the first Bulgarian state with the state Byzantine army and united themselves with the Slavonic tribes against the Byzantines. This new state was governed by a khan with the help of Slavic and Bulgar princes. The Thracians, one of the three primary ancestral groups of modern Bulgarians, lived separated in various tribes until King Teres united most of them around 500 BC in the Odrysian kingdom. They were eventually subjugated by Alexander the Great and consecutively by the Roman Empire. Kubrat's successor, Asparukh, migrated with some of the Bulgar tribes to the lower courses of the rivers Danube, Dniester and Dniepr and conquered Moesia and Scythia Minor (Dobrudzha) from the Byzantine Empire, expanding his new kingdom further into the Balkan Peninsula. The Bulgarian first and second Empires served as cultural centers of Slavic Europe, but the land was also dominated by foreign states twice in its history. For the period of 852-889 the reign of Boris I began with numerous setbacks. The country fought ten years against the Byzantine and Eastern Frankish Empires, Great Moravia, the Croats and the Serbs forming several unsuccessful alliances and changing sides. The reigns of Petar 1and Boris II were marked by increasingly violent conflicts among the nobility on 971. The Russo-Turkish War resulted in the defeat of Ottoman forces by the Russian army and the Treaty of San Stefano In 1877 the Russia declared war on the Ottoman Empire, thus helping to liberate Bulgaria from the Turks. In the year of 1944 September the world's first anti-fascist uprising led by the Bulgarian Communist Party under Dimitâr Blagoev and Georgi Dimitrov broke out. It was brutally suppressed and was followed by a period of rule by the right wing "Peoples Alliance". The Communist party was banned. In June 1990 the Bulgarian government conducted the first free elections since 1931 were held, won by the Communist Party. In 2004 Bulgaria became a member of NATO.

Bulgaria Country Tourist Information

Bulgaria is a beautiful country, with a sprinkling of mountains. It is a small country but rich in ancient culture. Tourism is a real growth industry in this country. It is the one of the most visited tourist destinations in Southeast Europe. In 2008 tourists was visited by 5.8 million tourists in Bulgaria. The Country has historical cities and towns, summer beaches, and mountain ski resorts. Bulgaria's main tourist destination is Sofia. It is the capital city of Bulgaria. It has coastal resorts Albena, Sozopol, Nesebar, Golden Sands and Sunny Beach and winter resorts such as Pamporovo, Chepelare, Borovetz and Bansko. Bulgaria has also summer resorts along the Black Sea coast.

Bulgaria Country Transportation

The Bulgarian transportation is poorly developed compared with systems elsewhere in Europe. The country development economy has required an expansion of the transportation system. The country rail road system is expanded since the 1980s. Bulgaria had some 6,238 kilometers of open access track owned by the state company "National Company Railway Infrastructure". The Bulgarian transportation system suffered financial neglect through most of the communist era. In Bulgaria roads have overtaken the railroads as the chief mode of freight transportation. The country has some 37,300 kilometers of roads on 2000 period. Only 324 kilometers of high-speed highways were in service in 2005. Mostly 860,000 passengers are used Bulgarian airlines in 2001. One airport, Sofia Airport, had a runway longer than 3,000 meters, and there were four heliports. The second- and third-largest airports, Varna Airport and Burgas Airport, serve mainly charter flights and have regular domestic links with the capital. Bulgaria had 204 airports, 127 of which had paved runways in the year of 2008. Water transportation is also significant in Bulgaria.

Bulgaria Taxes

Bulgaria Country Corporate tax standard rate - 10%
Bulgaria Country Maximum Personal Income tax - 10%
Bulgaria Country Vallu Added Tax (VAT) - 20%
Bulgaria Country Payroll tax usually reduces taxable income - 29.7%
Bulgaria Country Income Tax for an Individual - 10%
Bulgaria Country Social Security tax for an Employer - 21.4%
Bulgaria Country Social Security tax for an Employee - 13.0%
Bulgaria Country standard deduction on Dividend - 5%
Bulgaria Country standard rate of tax deducted at source on Interest - 10%
Bulgaria Country standard rate of tax deducted at source on Royalties - 10%
Bulgaria Country Personal Tax Relief on Compulsory social security payments - 10%
Bulgaria Country Personal Tax Relief on Voluntary payments for a pension and medical insurance - 10%
Bulgaria Country Personal Tax Relief on Donations - 5%-50%
Bulgaria Country Business Deductions on Rental income - 10%
Bulgaria Country Business Deductions Depreciation of Fixed Assets on Buildings - 4%
Bulgaria Country Business Deductions Depreciation of Fixed Assets on Machinery and equipment - 30%
Bulgaria Country Business Deductions Depreciation of Fixed Assets on Infrastructure, roads and transport vehicles - 10%
Bulgaria Country Business Deductions Depreciation of Fixed Assets on Computers and software - 50%
Bulgaria Country Business Deductions Depreciation of Fixed Assets on Vehicles - 25%
Bulgaria Country Business Deductions Depreciation of Fixed Assets on Other fixed assets - 15%
Bulgaria Country Business Deductions Depreciation of Fixed Assets on Intangible Assets - 33.3%
Bulgaria Country Value Added Tax rate - 20%
Bulgaria Country Value Added Tax reduced rate - 7%
Bulgaria Country Property Tax rate on real estate that is not used for residential purposes - 0.15%
Bulgaria Country Transfer Tax rate on transfer of real estate and vehicles - 2%-4%
Bulgaria Country Inheritance Tax levied on individuals inheriting Bulgarian property for close relatives - 0.7%
Bulgaria Country Inheritance Tax levied on individuals inheriting Bulgarian property for non close relatives - 10%

Bulgaria Universities

American University in Bulgaria,Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria - 1,058 Students
New Bulgarian University,Sofia, Bulgaria - 10752 Students
National Academy of Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria - 1,000 Students
Medical University of Varna, Varna, Bulgaria - 9328 Students
Medical University of Pleven, Pleven, Bulgaria - 756 Students
Sofia University, Sofia, Bulgaria - 14,000 Students
Plovdiv University, Plovdiv, Bulgaria - 12,000 Students
Veliko Tarnovo University, Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria - 12,000 Students
South-West University "Neofit Rilski", Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria - 12,579 Students
Ruse University, Ruse, Bulgaria - 8,100 Students
University of National and World Economy, Sofia, Bulgaria - 16 000 Students

Bulgaria Religions

Bulgaria Protestant Population is 0.8%
Bulgaria Christian Populatio is 83.8%
Bulgaria Roman Catholicism Population is 0.5%
Bulgaria Muslim Population is 12.2%
Bulgaria ethnic Bulgarians Population is 83.9%
Bulgaria Turks Population is 9.4%
Bulgaria Roma Population is 4.7%
Bulgaria Jewish Population is 0.5%
Bulgaria other populatio is 4%

Bulgaria Province

Blagoevgrad Province, Bulgaria - Population 368,840
Burgas Province, Bulgaria - Population 457,750
Dobrich Province, Bulgaria - Population 213,325
Gabrovo Province, Bulgaria - Population 137,461
Sofiya-Grad Province, Bulgaria - Population 1,249,798
Haskovo Province, Bulgaria - Population 307,067
Kardzhali Province, Bulgaria - Population 164,019
Kyustendil Province, Bulgaria - Population 162,622
Lovech Province, Bulgaria - Population 163,806
Montana Province, Bulgaria - Population 183,353
Pazardzhik Province, Bulgaria - Population 313,810
Pernik Province, Bulgaria - Population 143,555
Pleven Province, Bulgaria- Population 320,449
Plovdiv Province, Bulgaria - Population 754,759
Razgrad Province, Bulgaria - Population 152,417
Ruse Province, Bulgaria - Population 278,890
Shumen Province, Bulgaria - Population 205,198
Silistra Province, Bulgaria - Population 142,815
Sliven Province, Bulgaria - Population 234,353
Smolyan Province, Bulgaria - Population 135,168
Sofia Province, Bulgaria - Population 254,996
Stara Zagora Province, Bulgaria - Population 379,360
Targovishte Province, Bulgaria - Population 139,191
Varna Province, Bulgaria - Population 500,428
Veliko Tarnovo Province, Bulgaria - Population 293,172
Vidin Province, Bulgaria - Population 128,050
Vratsa Province, Bulgaria - Population 235,189
Yambol Province, Bulgaria - Population 151,726

Bulgaria Country Government

Bulgaria is a parliamentary republic country. The National Assembly, a unicameral, representative body composed of 240 members, constitutes the legislative branch of the government. 209 members of parliament are elected according to the classic proportional representation system and 31 majority MPs elected individually under the majority representation system in each and every district. Parliament selects and dismisses government ministers, including the prime minister, exercises control over the government, and sanctions deployment of troops abroad. To vote for elections every person has 18 years. The president of Bulgaria is directly elected for a 5-year term with the right to one re-election. The prime minister is head of the Council of Ministers, which is the primary component of the executive branch. The Bulgarian judicial system became an independent branch of the government following passage of the 1991 constitution. The court system consists of the Supreme Court of Cassation, the Supreme Administrative Court, local courts, courts of appeal, and military courts.

Bulgaria country Economy

Bulgaria has 28th rank by the Economic Freedom in World index and the country has low income tax rates. Bulgaria economy is free market with so many corporate. The Bulgaria?s gross income per capita of 2010 was US$ 6,280. Bulgaria economy is depending mainly on industries, agriculture, mining, services and tourism. The manufacturing outputs of Bulgaria are machinery, electricity, gas, foodstuff, tobacco, chemicals, petroleum, coal, fuel and metals. The Bulgaria has rank 4th for gold producer and 6th for coal producer in Europe region. The agricultural out sources of nation are vegetables, tobacco, wine, wheat, sugar beets and dairy products. By the Lonely Planet rank was top 10 for the countries tourism destination in 2011. The country export products are footwear, iron and steel, machinery, fuels and textiles and imported items are machinery, metals and ores, chemicals, plastics, fuels, minerals, and raw products.

Bulgaria country Parks

Bulgaria is home for many national parks. The Central Balkan National Park is heart of Bulgaria. This park is established in 1991. The Directorate engages local organizations, volunteers, and mountain enthusiasts in pursuing its goals. The Pirin National Park is located in southwest of Bulgaria. The park is a home to 18 local endemic species, 15 Bulgarian and many Balkan endemic and a large quantity of preserved species, such as the Edelweiss, a symbol of Pirin. The Rila National Park is located on southwestern Bulgaria. It is the largest and most important monastery founded in the 10th century by Saint John of Rila in Bulgaria. Bulgarka Nature Park is located in Gabrovo Province, Stara Zagora Province, Veliko Tarnovo Province, Bulgaria. The Golden Sands Nature Park is on Bulgarian Black Sea Coast in Varna Province. The Persina Nature Park is on the Belene, Bulgaria. The Vitosha Nature Park is a mountain massif, on the outskirts of Sofia. Other important national parks are Rilski Manastir Nature Park, Rusenski Lom Nature Park, Sinite Kamani Nature Park, Shumensko Plato Nature Park, Strandzha Nature Park and Vrachanski Balkan Nature Park.