Bulgaria

Bulgaria
Bulgaria
Bulgaria

Bulgaria finds in a crossing of cultures, as it fits to expect of the fact to have borders with five different countries: Turkey, Greece, Republic of Macedonia, Serbia and Romania. North, his border comes delimiatada by the Danubio, and to the East, by the Black Sea. This geographic position has placed it in the centre of the numerous border disputes typical of the Balkans along his history, and situates it besides in the point of contact between Europe and Asia, especially with Turkey.

Although it is known by his recent happened communist or by his low level of development in comparison with Europe, in reality is a country that has a lot that offer in terms of his history, gastronomy and nature. On the other hand, his constant efforts of modernisation and his recent incorporation to the European Union, do that in these moments can observe a country that changes practically day in day out, with enormous contrasts between some zones and others.

Two mountainous systems visit the country of West to East, leaving in the centre of the same the plain Tracia. The Balkan mountain range, north, marks the limit with the valley of the Danubio, whose right bank remains in Bulgaria, being the left in Romania. The mountains Rodopes, south, and the mountains of Pirin, southwest, occupy the border zones with Greece and the Republic of Macedonia, respectively.

The three national parks of Bulgaria are the National Park Head office of the Balkans, the National Park Rila and the National Park of the Pirin. This last reservation is an immense territory of altiplanos and forests that find between the most ancient of Europe, as well as numerous lakes. The animal life (gamuzas, wild cats, bears and birds of prey) and vegetal life are abundant and are very protected. This park was declared Heritage of the Mankind by the UNESCO in 1983.