If you’ve been tempted by the cheap properties for sale in Bulgaria then read on to find out more about the country you’re investing in.
If you are dreaming of a property abroad it’s all too easy to get lost in a make-believe world - sipping cocktails by the pool next to sun-drenched golden beaches.
If you want to buy one of the many properties for sale in Bulgaria through www.thebulgarianpropertycompany.com first check out our guide to what you can expect from this Eastern European country.
The Republic of Bulgaria is a Balkan country which features sensational coastline along the Black Sea and spectacular mountains. Part of the Ottoman Empire for 500 years, it nevertheless retains its Orthodox tradition.
The geographic diversity of the Republic of Bulgaria makes it a desirable place to search for properties for sale. It is bound to cater to all tastes. Situated in the North-Eastern part of the Balkan Peninsula, the country borders Romania, Greece, Turkey, Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia. Its coastline is a spectacular 378 km long.
Flora and Fauna
As well as being known for its ski resorts and coastal beaches, there are three national parks, 9 nature parks, 89 reserves, and 2,234 natural landmarks in Bulgaria.
Two of them – Pirin National Park and Srebarna Nature Reserve have been included in UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Areas.
If you are thinking of buying one of the many properties for sale in Bulgaria it is worth considering that sustainable development and tourism is deemed central for the preservation of dozens of endemic plants and species, natural phenomena and century-old trees.
Politics and economy
Bulgaria became a democracy and market economy after the collapse of communism. After World War Two, the country shifted to western alliances when it became a NATO member in 2004.
Despite a difficult transition in the first half of the 1990s, as the former communists remained an influence, the decade ended with stability. The country’s former Prime Minister, Simeon II, pressed ahead with market reforms to meet EU economic targets.
The country signed an EU accession treaty in 2005 and has been given the green light to join the European Community in January 2007.
• Name: Republic of Bulgaria
• Population: 7.8 million (UN, 2005)
• Capital: Sofia
• Major language: Bulgarian
• Major religion: Christianity
• Life expectancy: 69 years (men), 76 years (women) (UN)
• Monetary unit: 1 lev = 100 stotinki
• International dialling code: +359
• Prime minister: Sergei Stanishev
• President: Georgi Parvanov
If you want to find out more about properties for sale in Bulgaria, then telephone The Bulgarian Property Company on 00359 886 234 289 or e-mail: email@example.com We can take the headache out of buying abroad and help you avoid any pitfalls with our extensive local knowledge. It couldn’t be simpler. www.thebulgarianpropertycompany.com