Bulgaria (i/bʌlˈɡɛəriə/, /bʊlˈ-/; Bulgarian:България, tr. Bǎlgarija, IPA:[bɐɫˈɡarijɐ]), officially the Republic of Bulgaria (Bulgarian:Република България, tr. Republika Bǎlgarija), is a country in southeastern Europe. It is bordered by Romania to the north, Serbia and Macedonia to the west, Greece and Turkey to the south, and the Black Sea to the east. With a territory of 110,994 square kilometres (42,855sqmi), Bulgaria is Europe's 16th-largest country.
The sinking of Bulgaria is the largest Russian ship disaster since 1986 when the SSAdmiral Nakhimov crashed into a cargo ship and 423 people died.
Bulgaria was built at Slovak shipyard in Komárno, Czechoslovakia, in 1955 as Ukraina, and was renamed in February 2010 to Bulgaria after the Volga Bulgaria. Her length was 80.2 metres (263ft), her beam was 12.5 metres (41ft), her draft was 1.9 metres (6.2ft), and her power output was 273 kilowatts (366hp). She had two engines and two decks. Her cruising speed was 20.5 kilometres per hour (12.7mph; 11.1kn), and her original passenger capacity was 233 (then reduced after overhaul).
The two leaders exchanged views on celebrating 70 years of diplomatic ties between India and Bulgaria in 2024 ... Mr Krastyu Krastev, Minister of Culture of Bulgaria ... Exchanged views on celebrating 70 years of diplomatic relations between our two nations next year."On Thursday, Meenakashi Lekhi arrived at SofiaAirport in Bulgaria.
Passenger traffic across the European airport network increased by +12.1% in Q3 compared to the same period last year ... “The peak Summer season has brought Europe’s airports ever closer to a full recovery in passenger traffic, with demand largely defying inflationary pressures, much higher air fares and geopolitical tensions ... Data by airport groups.
SOFIA -- An avid Bulgarian plane spotter heard odd chatter from commercial pilots preparing to land their aircraft in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, around 10 o'clock in the evening of August 31. Tuned in to a Sofia Airport radio frequency, the plane spotter, who requested that ...
A shock and awe attack Operation Al-Aqsa Storm...Poland and Bulgaria have sent military planes to evacuate their citizens and take them back home to Europe ... EU ... With so many settlers fleeing from the airports, and settlers from Poland and Bulgaria being evacuated, how long before the entity crumbles and the dismantling of Zionism begins in earnest?.
One man was told by an airport official to 'leave everything' after a siren went off in Ben-Gurion airport ... Over in Bulgaria, dozens were seen leaving SofiaInternationalAirport after being repatriated from Israel by the government ... Over in Bulgaria, dozens were seen leaving Sofia International Airport after being repatriated from Israel.
At the other end of the spectrum, airports in Finland (-31%), Slovenia (-27.4%), Bulgaria (-22.9%), Germany (-19.2%) and Sweden (-17.9%) remained the farthest from a full recovery ...Passenger traffic at the Majors (top 5 European airports) in July remained –4.3% compared to pre-pandemic levels (July 2019) ... Data by airport groups.
Staff at one of the UK's busiest airports have welcomed a special arrival after helping deliver a baby in a departure lounge. The pregnant mother was flying home to Bulgaria when she went into labour at London LutonAirport on 27 August ... London Luton Airport ... Both mother and baby are doing well after the airport delivery.
Fraport Group, the operator of Bulgaria’s coastal airports in Varna and Burgas, has reported an 8.8% year-on-year increase in combined passenger traffic for both facilities in July, reaching a total of 810,866 passengers.