359 is the country calling code for Bulgaria.
Bulgaria is a country on the continent of Europe. The capital city of Bulgaria is Sofia.
How to Call Bulgaria from the UK
To call a telephone number in Bulgaria from the UK:
- Dial the international call prefix. For calls from the UK this is 00 (or '+' from mobile phones).
- Dial the country code for Bulgaria - 359.
- Dial the number of the person/business, omitting the first zero if there is one.
When making a telephone call to Bulgaria from the UK, please note there is a time difference between Bulgaria and the UK.
The time now in Bulgaria is . The date is .
The time now in the UK is . The date is .
The time difference between Bulgaria and UK (United Kingdom) is 2 hours.
The Bulgarian lev (BGN) is the currency used in Bulgaria.
The current exchange rates between the Bulgarian lev and the British pound (BGN to GBP, GBP to BGN) are:
- 1 Bulgarian lev (BGN) = 0.462 GBP
- 1 British pound (GBP) = 2.166 BGN
Exchange rates on this page were last updated on .
Bulgaria – Facts and Figures
According to data from the World Bank, the population of Bulgaria in recent years is:
- 2018 - 7,025,037
- 2017 - 7,075,947
- 2016 - 7,127,822
- 2015 - 7,177,991
- 2014 - 7,223,938
- 2013 - 7,265,115
Useful information about Bulgaria
- Two-letter Country Code (ISO 3166-1 alpha-2): BG
- Three-letter Country Code (ISO 3166-1 alpha-3): BGR
- Region: Europe
- Capital: Sofia
- Area: 110,879 square km
- Language(s): Bulgarian
- Borders: Greece, Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of, Romania, Serbia, Turkey
Map of Bulgaria
The map below shows the location of Bulgaria.