Bulgaria is part of Europe with main city at
Sofia. Its Developed country with a
population of 7M people. The main currency is Bulgarian Lev. The languages
spoken are Bulgarian. the Republic of Bulgaria is the formal name of Bulgaria It is adviced to Exercise normal safety precautions Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs,
languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developed 🌤️ ~-0.65 °C 🌧 ~42.20 mm 👨👩👦👦 7M people
⚠️ Travel advice
fiber_manual_record Exercise normal safety precautions
We've reviewed our travel advice for Bulgaria. We haven't changed our level of advice: Exercise normal safety precautions in Bulgaria.
issued date: October 28, 2019
Bulgaria uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.
The languages that are typically spoken are Bulgarian
💱 Currencies Used
Bulgaria uses the Bulgarian lev (symbol: ??), code BGN.Banknotes come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 2 leva. Lev is subdivided into 100 stotinkas. Coins come in denominations of 2 and 1 leva and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 stotinkas.
Widely accepted Credit cards are widely accepted within Bulgaria (at hotels, shops, and restaurants, travel agencies, car-rental agencies etc.). Visa, MasterCard and Maestro are the most widely accepted. American Express is less common. Diners Club is pretty rare. Discover, JCB, UnionPay and RuPay are unknown.
Automatic teller machines are very common in Bulgaria. You can find them in both large & small cities, tourist areas etc.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Expected to tip Tipping is expected in Bulgaria since staff depend on tips to supplement their often minimum wages.