Bulgaria became an EU member in 2007. This positively affected the country’s economy and made it attractive for investments.
Bulgaria is located in the Balkan Peninsula in South Eastern Europe; its area is about 111 km2 and the population – more than 7 million people. In the east, Bulgaria is washed by the Black Sea, so it is of strategic importance in the Black Sea region.
The capital of Bulgaria – Sofia, without doubt, is the largest city with a population of about 1.32 million inhabitants. The official language is Bulgarian, English is widely used in business.
Bulgaria is a parliamentary republic.
The National Assembly is the legislative body of the republic. It consists of 240 deputies elected
for a term of 4 years.
The country is headed by a president, elected on the basis of universal and direct suffrage for a period of 5 years.
Executive power is exercised by the Council of Ministers.
The fundamentals of Bulgarian legislation are concentrated in its Constitution, no other law can contradict it.
The judiciary in Bulgaria is independent of other power structures and is represented by district, administrative, military, appellate courts, the Supreme Court of Cassation and the Supreme Administrative Court. In addition, Bulgaria has a Constitutional Court that provides interpretations of the Constitution and international treaties of Bulgaria with respect to their compliance with the Bulgarian Constitution.