Social Conventions

Bulgaria is a friendly country however some locals can be a bit reserved and formal in dealing with foreigners. The usual courtesies will do the trick, including a handshake to say 'hello' and a friendly smile.


Most people in Bulgaria are associated with the Bulgarian Orthodox Church. However, there are significant minorities of Muslims, Roman Catholics and Protestants.


Bulgaria's population is mainly ethnic Bulgarian, with two sizable minorities, Turks and Roma, as well as some 40 other ethnic groups.The population of Bulgaria is just under 8 million. The majority of inhabitants speak Bulgarian, which many Bulgarians learnt in school before 1989. Since the fall of Communism, English language lessons have become much more popular, and in major cities and resorts, English is widely spoken, particularly amongst younger people. 



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