Did you know?
…that Bulgaria is one of
the oldest European states, founded in 681 AD?
…that Bulgaria once
stretched from the Black Sea to the Adriatic
Sea, down to the Aegean sea and as far north as modern Hungary?
ancient Roman amphitheaters and other ruins?
…Bulgaria is a
stable democracy and has not been involved in any war since World War II?
…Bulgaria was the
first state to adopt the Cyrillic alphabet and that the alphabet spread from Bulgaria to Russia?
…Bulgaria has wonderful
mountains (and good skiing) and golden, sandy beaches on the Black Sea as well?
…in the 5th
century, Roman Emperor Justinian (whose code of law became the word justice)
built a church in Sofia, Bulgaria's capital, in gratitude of the recovery of his
daughter Sophia, who drank from Sofia's famous mineral water?
fantastic (and affordable) wine?
…Pope John Paul II visited Bulgaria in May
…Bulgarian food is a mix of Bulgarian, Greek and
Turkish food? (Mousaka, Baklava and “Shopska” Salad are all popular dishes in Bulgaria.)
Prime Minister was also the last king of Bulgaria? He also
is related to Britain's Queen
wonderful scenery and nature?
…the inventor of the computer, John Atanasov is of
…Bulgaria has the
only large rock relief monument in all of Europe, the
Madara Horseman, made in the 8th century?
…Bulgaria is a wonderful tourist