• Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Key Historical Events. The Bulgarian state was founded in 681, but fell under Turkish rule in 1396. By the Treaty of Berlin (1878), the Principality of Bulgaria was constituted under Turkish suzerainty. On 5 Oct. 1908 Bulgaria declared her independence of Turkey.

Republika Bulgaria


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Further Reading

  1. Natsionalen Statisticheski Institut. Statisticheski Godishnik.—Statisticheski Spravochnik (annual).—Statistical Reference Book of Republic of Bulgaria (annual).Google Scholar
  2. Kratka Biilgurska Entsiklopediia (Short Bulgarian Encyclopaedia), 5 vols. Sofia, 1963–69Google Scholar
  3. Crampton, R. J., A Short History of Modern Bulgaria. CUP, 1987.—Bulgaria. [Bibliography] Oxford and Santa Barbara, 1989Google Scholar
  4. National statistical office: Natsionalen Statisticheski Institut/Central Statistical Office, Sofia. Chairman: Zakhari Karamfilov.Google Scholar

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