Flag of Bulgaria (GIF)



The flag of Bulgaria (Bulgarian: знаме на България) is a tri-colored flag consisting of three equal-sized horizontal bands: white (top), green, and red. The white color symbolizes peace and love; the green color means freedom and agricultural wealth; and the red color represents the blood of patriots spilled in the struggle for freedom. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 3:5, and the flag was adopted in 1879.

In the national coat of arms, the shield with a crowned golden lion is supported by two lions standing on oak branches, and on it is the historical Bulgarian crown.

The Bulgaria flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Bulgaria, officially the Republic of Bulgaria, is a country in Southeast Europe. Its capital is Sofia, and its population is about 6.899 million (2021). According to its land and sea borders, it borders with Greece, North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Turkey, Russia, and Ukraine.

The waving flag of Bulgaria with its coat of arms (unofficial)
COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Sofia
Other major cities:Plovdiv,
Varna
Official language:Bulgarian
Region:Eastern Europe
Ethnic groups:84.8% Bulgarians,
8.8% Turks,
4.9% Roma,
0.7% others
Religions:59.5% Bulgarian Orthodoxy,
9.3% Not religious,
7.9% Islam,
0.9% Protestantism,
0.7% Catholicism,
21.8% Not Declared
Nationality name:Bulgarian
Area:110,993.6 km²
(42,854.9 sq mi)
Population:6.899 million (2021)
Currency:Lev
Country codes:BG, BGR (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.bg
Calling code:+359
Flag emoji code:🇧🇬


Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Bulgaria (Bulgarian: Знаме и герб на България; Turkish: Bulgaristan Bayrağı ve Arması), GIF

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