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Location: Southeast Europe Neighbouring countries: Romania, Serbia, Macedonia, Greece, Turkey Size: 110,879 sq. km, with 354 km coastline Climate: Temperate, with cold damp winters and hot dry summers Status: Republic, Parliamentary democracy Population: 7.15 million (July 2016 est.) Life Expectancy: male: 71.2 years, female: 78 years (2016 est.) Capital: Sofia, 1.226 million population (2015) Other main towns: Plovdiv, Varna, Bourgas, Rousse, Veliko Turnovo GDP: $143.1 billion (2016 est.) GDP per capita (PPP) $20,100 (2016 est) Official Language: Bulgarian Religion: Eastern Orthodox 59.4%, Muslim (Sunni) 7.4%, Muslim (Shia) 0.4%, other (including Catholic, Protestant, Armenian Apostolic Orthodox, and Judaism) 1.7%, other (unknown) 27.4%, none 3.7% (2011 census) Currency: Lev (BGN) and stotinki Exchange rate: 1 Euro=1.9958BGN International Airports: Sofia, Varna, Bourgas, Plovdiv International telephone code: +359 Time zone: GMT+2 Electrical voltage: 220V For more information see: The World Factbook

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