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Bulgaria, officially the Republic of Bulgaria, is a country located in Southeastern Europe. It is bordered by Romania to the north, Serbia and Macedonia to the west, Greece and Turkey to the south, and the Black Sea to the east. Bulgaria is Europe's 14th-largest country. The Russo-Turkish War of 18771878 led to the formation of the Third Bulgarian State. The following years saw several conflicts with its neighbours, which prompted Bulgaria to align with Germany in both World Wars. In 1946 it became a single-party Socialist state as part of the Soviet-led Eastern Bloc. In 1989 the ruling Communist Party allowed multi-party elections, which subsequently led to Bulgaria's transition into a democracy and a market-based economy. Bulgaria became a member state of the European Union on January 1, 2007.

Internet Usage Statistics:
3,589,347 Internet users as of June/12, 51.0% of the population, according to ITU.

Latest Population Estimate:
7,037,935 population for 2012, according to U.S Census Bureau.

Gross Domestic Product:
GDP per capita is US$ 6,722 according to I.M.F.

Country Size (Area):
Bulgaria has 110,994 sq km - Population density is 64 persons per sq km.



Internet Usage and Population Statistics:

YEAR

Users

Population

% Pop.

Usage Source

2000

430,000

7,932,984

5.4 %

ITU

2004

1,545,100

7,521,066

20.3 %

ITU

2006

2,200,000

7,673,215

28.7 %

ITU

2010

3,395,000

7,148,785

47.5 %

ITU

2012

3,589,347

7,087,935

51.0 %

ITU



Bulgaria Official Statistics Page
Bulgaria National Statistics Institute


Bulgaria e-Government Page
Bulgaria News and Links


Local Weather in Bulgaria
Current weather conditions in Sofia, Bulgaria


Search Engines and Directories:
Bulgaria Search Engines

Bulgaria Selected Links Directory

Bg Catalog
Bulgaria Directory featuring over 25,000 companies

Bulgaria Yahoo
Bulgaria Websites Directory


Bulgaria Open Directory
Bulgaria Regional Directory


Search Bulgaria
Bulgaria Search Directory


Bulgaria dot com
Bulgarian Local News, data and Search Directory



Bulgaria Basic Information and Country Profile

Bulgaria in the Wikipedia
Bulgarian history, politics, map, geography, economy,
demography, full information and many links.

Bulgaria Profile from the BBC
Facts, leaders, history main events, map, geography,
media list, news and other links.

Bulgaria CIA World Factbook
Bulgaria map, demographic data, economic information.


Bulgaria Travel Guide
Bulgaria map, demographic data, economic information.



Bulgaria Telecommunications Market Reports


Bulgaria Digital Economy and Broadband Markets - Statistics
Broadband represents nearly all internet connections in Bulgaria, with healthy competition due to the number of competing technology platforms used to offer broadband access: DSL, cable, FttX, WiMAX and LAN-based micro ISPs. Recognising the potential of applying ICT to improve both social and economic development, Bulgaria has undertaken steps to develop an internet society encompassing commerce, health and government services. Cable TV penetration is well above the EU average and the market has undergone considerable consolidation.
Get the complete report here


Bulgaria Mobile Market, Overview and Statistics
Bulgaria has a developed mobile market as indicated by current mobile penetration levels. Three mobile network operators offer GSM and WCDMA-based services. Competition has intensified given the recent implementation of a streamlined mobile number portability process.
Read the summary report here


Bulgaria e-Commerce Report

European B2C e-commerce is developing extremely well. In 2010 Europe overtook the USA, the biggest market in the world until then. European B2C e-commerce, including online retail goods and services such as online travel bookings, vents and other tickets, downloads etc., grew by 19.0% to reach 311.6 bn. The EU28 reached 276.5 bn, or 88.7% of total European e-sales, a growth of 18.1% in 2012. Austrian online shoppers are big spenders and in 2012 reached 2,140 million euros.


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