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Bulgaria Flag

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The Bulgarian National Flag comprises three horizontal bands of equal size: white, green, and red. It was adopted on April 16, 1879.

Bulgaria Flag

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The national flag of Bulgaria consists of three equal horizontal stripes – white at the top, green in the middle, and red at the bottom. The flag was first adopted on April 16, 1879 after the Russo-Turkish War (1877-1878), where Bulgaria gained independence.

The flag was re-introduced officially in 1991.

The white and red color are derived from the flag of Russia. The color green is a representation of agriculture and greenery of the country.

Official Name: Republic of Bulgaria
Proportion: 3:5
Adopted on: April 16, 1879
Location: South-eastern Europe bordered by Romania, Serbia and Macedonia, Greece and Turkey
Capital City: Sofia
Major Cities: Kurdzhali, Magdan, Sandanski, Razlog
Area: 42,823 square miles
Population: 7,364,570
Currency: Lev (BGN)
Official Language: Bulgarian
National Anthem: Dear Motherland
National symbol(s): lion
National colors: white, green, red
National anthem:
Name: “Mila Rodino” (Dear Homeland)
Lyrics/Music: Tsvetan Tsvetkov RADOSLAVOV

Facts about Bulgaria flag

Country Bulgaria
Designed by NA
Adopted 1881 (original version) 1991 (current version)
Revision 1944, 1946, 1948, 1967, 1971, 1990
Design and Colors A horizontal tricolour of white, green and red.
Size Ratio 3:5

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