About Bulgaria

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National Anthem

The Anthem was written and composed by a Bulgarian student, Tsvetan Tsvetkov Radoslavov, in 1885, as he went off to fight in the Serbo-Bulgarian war. Here is link of the anthem https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lr72Uq1EPHI In transliterated Bulgarian In English Gorda Stara planina,…
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National Flag

National Flag of the Republic of Bulgaria According to the Article 166 of the Constitution of the Republic of Bulgaria: "The Flag of the Republic of Bulgaria is a tricolor: white, green, and red from top, placed horizontally."
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Coat-Of-Arms

According to the Bulgarian Coat-of-Arms Act, Article 2, Paragraph 1: "The Coat of Arms of the Republic of Bulgaria shall depict a crowned gold lion rampant on a dark gules shield. Above the shield there shall be a large crown…
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Bulgarian National Days

* Some civil holidays may coincide with Orthodox Church Events. New Year's Day 1 January The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took…
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Quick facts

Background Geography People Government Economy IT / Communications Transport Infrastructure Military BACKGROUND Background The Bulgars, a Central Asian Turkic tribe, merged with the local Slavic inhabitants in the late 7th century to form the first Bulgarian state. In succeeding centuries,…
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