Time zone: GMT +2; Apr-Sept GMT +3
Country dialing code: + 359
Internet country code: .bg
President: Georgi Parvanov
Prime Minister: Sergei Stanishev
Ruling Party: Coalition (BSP,NMS,NMRF)
Bulgaria is located in South-Eastern Europe and occupies the Eastern part of the Balkan Peninsula. To the North, the country borders on Romania via the Danube River, to the East it touches the Black Sea, its southern neighbors are Turkey and Greece, and to the West it borders on the Republic of Macedonia and Serbia. The total territory of the country is 110 993 sq. km and Bulgaria ranks 15th in size among the other European countries.