Geography of Bulgaria

Bulgaria: Unemployment Kept in Check, Support Measures Yield Results

On average, six unemployed people are competing for one vacancy - according to the latest Employment Agency figures as of the end of February 2021.

In 17 regions the unemployment rate is above the national average, with the highest values recorded in northwestern Bulgaria - Vidin, Montana and Vratsa.

Sofia Prosecutor’s Office to Investigate Tragic Death of Teenager Killed by High Tension Wire


The Sofia City Prosecutor's Office has launched a probe into the death of a 16-yeaar-old boy on Sunday, who, as show the preliminary reports, was electrocuted on a street in Sofia. The pretrial proceedings are for death by incompetence or negligence in work, the prosecution said.

Weather in Bulgaria: Code Yellow for Freezing Temperatures in Nine Regions

Code yellow for low temperatures is in force for 9 districts in southwestern and southern Bulgaria - Sofia, Sofia - region, Kyustendil, Pernik, Blagoevgrad, Pazardzhik, Haskovo, Smolyan and Kardzhali. Minimum temperatures in these regions reach minus 15 degrees.

For Tuesday, February 16, a yellow code for cold is declared for the whole of Bulgaria.