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Bulgaria
(4,792 words)

Republika Bulgaria (The Republic of Bulgaria)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

6,941,000

Area

110,000 sq. km (43,000 sq. mi)

Population density

63/sq. km (160/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

-0.67% (per 1,000: births 9, deaths 16)

Under 15 years

15%

Urban dwellers

76% (-0.28% p.a.)

Largest cities

Sofia 1,281,000; Plovdiv 347,000; Varna 335,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

87% Bulgarian, 9% Turkish,…

Cite this page
“Bulgaria”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02BGR>
First published online: 2020



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