Geography in Bulgaria

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Bulgaria

Geography in Bulgaria


The continent: Europe
  
Iso2:BG
  
Iso3:BGR

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Area in Bulgaria


Surface area

111 000 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 104 in the world of 233 (55,79%); 16 place in Europe from 53 (71,70%)

Land area

108 560 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 100 in the world of 230 (56,96%); 16 place in Europe from 52 (71,15%)

Territorial waters

2 440 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 86 in the world of 153 (44,44%); 18 place in Europe from 38 (55,26%)

Land use in Bulgaria


Land area

108 560 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 100 in the world of 230 (56,96%); 16 place in Europe from 52 (71,15%)

Agricultural land

45,85 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 78 in the world of 208 (62,98%); 19 place in Europe from 46 (60,87%)
1,51 % (0,301 % annual) ↗
min: 45,85; max: 56,14; max-min: 10,30 (18,34%); mid: 50,99;
-5,15 (-11,23%)
49 770 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 88 in the world of 209 (58,37%); 13 place in Europe from 46 (73,91%)
1,51 % (0,301 % annual) ↗
min: 49 770; max: 62 110; max-min: 12 340 (19,87%); mid: 55 940;
-6 170 (-12,40%)
0,691 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 67 in the world of 207 (68,12%); 12 place in Europe from 46 (76,09%)
1,12 % (0,224 % annual) ↘
min: 0,680; max: 0,733; max-min: 0,053 (7,23%); mid: 0,707;
-0,016 (-2,30%)

Arable land

32,11 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 27 in the world of 206 (87,38%); 12 place in Europe from 46 (76,09%)
8,61 % (1,72 % annual) ↘
min: 28,40; max: 38,85; max-min: 10,45 (26,89%); mid: 33,63;
-1,52 (-4,72%)
34 930 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 62 in the world of 206 (70,39%); 12 place in Europe from 46 (76,09%)
8,79 % (1,76 % annual) ↘
min: 31 730; max: 43 500; max-min: 11 770 (27,06%); mid: 37 615;
-2 685 (-7,69%)
0,487 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 18 in the world of 206 (91,75%); 8 place in Europe from 46 (84,78%)
11,47 % (2,29 % annual) ↘
min: 0,410; max: 0,553; max-min: 0,143 (25,80%); mid: 0,481;
0,0053991 (1,11%)

Forest area

35,22 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 87 in the world of 205 (58,05%); 15 place in Europe from 45 (68,89%)
2,25 % (0,450 % annual) ↘
min: 30,07; max: 35,22; max-min: 5,14 (14,60%); mid: 32,64;
2,57 (7,30%)
38 230 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 81 in the world of 206 (61,17%); 15 place in Europe from 45 (68,89%)
2,25 % (0,450 % annual) ↘
min: 33 270; max: 38 230; max-min: 4 960 (12,97%); mid: 35 750;
2 480 (6,49%)
0,533 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 73 in the world of 204 (64,71%); 12 place in Europe from 45 (75,56%)
5,13 % (1,03 % annual) ↘
min: 0,382; max: 0,533; max-min: 0,151 (28,35%); mid: 0,457;
0,075 (14,17%)

Terrestrial protected areas

40,52 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 9 in the world of 204 (96,08%); 4 place in Europe from 44 (93,18%)
25,50 % (5,10 % annual) ↘
min: 1,99; max: 40,52; max-min: 38,53 (95,09%); mid: 21,26;
19,27 (47,54%)
46 793 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 61 in the world of 202 (70,30%); 12 place in Europe from 44 (75%)
0,0006005 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 59 in the world of 202 (71,29%); 15 place in Europe from 44 (68,18%)

Land boundaries and coastline in Bulgaria


Length of land borders

1 806 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 97 in the world of 166 (42,17%); 19 place in Europe from 46 (60,87%)

Number of Neighbors

5 [?] (2015)
(descending): 36 in the world of 164 (78,66%); 10 place in Europe from 45 (80%)

Coastline

354 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 127 in the world of 191 (34,03%); 25 place in Europe from 38 (36,84%)

Elevation in Bulgaria


mean elevation

472 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 75 in the world of 163 (54,60%); 15 place in Europe from 41 (65,85%)

highest point

2 925 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 74 in the world of 232 (68,53%); 10 place in Europe from 52 (82,69%)

Main parameters in Bulgaria


Population

7 177 991 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 103 in the world of 233 (56,22%); 20 place in Europe from 53 (64,15%)
3,03 % (0,606 % annual) ↗
min: 7 177 991; max: 8 981 446; max-min: 1 803 455 (20,08%); mid: 8 079 719;
-901 728 (-12,56%)

Surface area

111 000 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 104 in the world of 233 (55,79%); 16 place in Europe from 53 (71,70%)

Population density

66,12 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 143 in the world of 230 (38,26%); 40 place in Europe from 52 (25%)
3,03 % (0,606 % annual) ↗
min: 66,12; max: 81,18; max-min: 15,06 (18,56%); mid: 73,65;
-7,53 (-11,39%)

Population growth rate

-0,638 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 209 in the world of 216 (3,70%); 45 place in Europe from 49 (10,20%)
3,17 % (0,633 % annual) ↗
min: -1,91; max: 0,958; max-min: 2,87 (299,45%); mid: -0,476;
-0,162 (25,33%)

Surface area

1,55 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 144 in the world of 233 (38,63%); 40 place in Europe from 53 (26,42%)
2,94 % (0,588 % annual) ↘
min: 1,24; max: 1,55; max-min: 0,308 (19,90%); mid: 1,39;
0,154 (9,95%)