Situated in south-eastern
Europe Bulgaria occupies the central part of Balkan peninsula on both sides
of the Balkan Range (the Balkans), from which the peninsula has taken its
name. The grater part of the northern border with Romania passes along the
Danube, and the eastern border is the Black Sea. The land borders with
Serbia and Macedonia to the west, with Turkey to the south-east, and
with Greece to the south.
Bulgaria is a beautiful
mountainous country, with tourism opportunities being one of its biggest
assets. The modern ski resorts as Bansko, Borovets, Pamporovo and Vitosha attract
attention of lots of foreign tourists.
Bulgaria possesses beautiful landscapes and beaches, and is becoming a real
resort paradise. The Black Sea Coast on its East border is famous for its
fine sanded beaches, and perfect temperatures of water and air. There are
plenty of sea resorts (Albena, Golden Sands, Sunny Beach, Elenite, etc.) and
sea towns and villages (Varna, Bourgas,Balchik, Nessebur, Sozopol, etc.)
that give opportunity for great sea holidays.
Further, Bulgaria has around 600 natural mineral springs, with water
temperatures ranging from 20 to 60 degrees Celsius, whose baths and health
spas are famous tourist attractions. The most famous spa resorts being the
Hissarya, Velingrad, Devin, Varshets, Pavel Banya and more........
Serbia, Macedonia, Romania,
Greece, and Turkey shares borders with Bulgaria. Two mountain ranges and two
great valleys mark the topography of Bulgaria, a country the size of
Tennessee and situated on the Black Sea. The Maritsa is Bulgaria's principal
river, the Danube also flows through the country..........
Bulgaria has an unusually variable and complex
climate considering even its small area,. The country lies between the
strongly contrasting continental and Mediterranean climatic zones. Bulgarian
mountains and valleys act as barriers or channels for air masses,...........
Bulgarians are very proud of their culture and
heritage, stories and folklore still form an important part of life where
legends and traditions and are passed between the generations, these are
also captured in poetic songs, rituals, music, dance, costumes and jewelry..........
The earliest traces of human
life on the Bulgarian lands date back to Paleolithic and Mesolithic times.
The brilliant drawings in some Bulgarian caves and the flint labor tools are
the only remnants of the primitive man, the homo sapiens forebearer............