This section provides relevant information and links about Bulgaria for those wishing to move there. In addition there are a number of blogs linked to which can provide first-hand experience in life in Bulgaria as an expat.
Bulgaria at a glance
|Population:||7,093,635 (July 2011 est.)|
|Major cities – population:||SOFIA (capital) 1.192 million (2009)|
|Languages:||Bulgarian (official) 84.5%, Turkish 9.6%, Roma 4.1%, other and unspecified 1.8% (2001 census)|
|Labour force – by occupation:||agriculture: 7.1%
services: 57.7% (2009)
|Unemployment rate:||9.5% (2010 est.)|
|Internet users:||3.395 million (2009)|
Bulgarian government portal in English. Bulgarian also available.
Blog 4 Bulgaria – Daily life for a family of British expats trying smallholding in Bulgaria.
The Other Europe – writer / teacher / family man / American / living in Sofia, Bulgaria, planet Earth / trying to make sense of it all
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