Sofia & Bulgaria facts

  • 700 bc only two now existing capitals in europe was greek and sofia
  • sofia translated from greek means “gods visdom”


And some quick facts about Bulgaria:

  • Bulgarians invented the first electronic computer, digital watch and car air bag
  • It has the world’s largest IMAX 3D cinema.
  • A third of Bulgaria is forested
  • Lactobacillus Bulgaricus, the bacterium that is responsible for giving Bulgarian yoghurt its unique flavour and consistency, can be found only in Bulgarian air.
  • As many as 4,000 caves have been investigated and mapped in Bulgaria.
  • Bulgaria is one of the oldest countries in Europe
  • Bulgaria and Denmark were the only two countries to save their jews during the holocaust
  • The Bulgarian army is the only force in the entire world which has never lost a single flag