Bulgaria

Bulgaria

110.993 km²
+359
Bugarski lev (BGN)
GTM+2, GTM+3
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Regions and cities

ABOUT THE COUNTRY

CONGRESS CAPACITIES

LARGEST CONGRESS CAPACITY

TOTAL CAPACITIES

The total accommodation capacities according to the categorization of hotels (5, 4, 3 and 2 stars) of this destination are shown in the table below:

Hotels 10 86 103 105
Rooms 1183 5595 4929 3965
Beds 1709 9996 8841 8234
ICCA STATISTICAL REPORT

Statistical Report of the International Congress Association (ICCA)

2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Rank 61 67 61 57 55 61 64
No of international congresses 20 21 26 36 42 32 31

INTERNATIONAL CONGRESSES AND CONFERENCES

21st European Congress on Obesity - ECO 2014, Sofia (1,000 delegates) 5th International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development - ICEIRD, 2012, Sofia (500 delegates)

INTERNATIONAL FAIRS

The international Tourist fair Holiday & Spa Expo, 14th - 16th February 2013, Inter Expo Center, Sofia IFAM – B2B Exhibition for automation, robotics, mechatronics, 6th - 8th March 2013, Inter Expo Center, Sofia 47th International Specialized Exhibition BULMEDICA/BULDENTAL, 15th - 17th May 2013, Inter Expo Center, Sofia 9th Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EE & RE) Exhibition, 29th - 30th May 2013, Inter Expo Center, Sofia

CELEBRITIES

Hristo Botev

Hristo Botev was a Bulgarian poet and national revolutionary. Botev made a speech against the Ottoman authorities, during the festivities celebrating Saints Cyril and Methodius. He was banished from the town. Botev is considered as national hero and historical figure.

Petar Beron

Petar Beron was a Bulgarian educator, also called "the father of modern Bulgaria". He created the first modern Bulgarian primer in 1824, called the Fish Primer (Riben bukvar) because of the dolphin drawn in the end of the book. It was a Bulgarian schoolbook and the first Bulgarian encyclopedia.

Stefka Kostadinova

Stefka Kostadinova is a Bulgarian retired athlete. Konstadinova is the current women's world record holder in the high jump, with jump of 2.09m at 1987 World Championships. Kostadinova set 7 world records, 3 outdoors and 4 indoors. Kostadinova is president of the Bulgarian Olympic Committee, since 2005.

Boris Christoff

Boris Christoff, a Bulgarian opera singer, was born in Plovdiv and sang as a boy at the choir of the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Sofia. He made his operatic debut as Colline in La boheme at Reggio Calabria in 1946. Christoff is considered as one of the greatest basses of the 20th century.

Vladimir Dimitrov - Maystora

Vladimir Dimitrov - Maystora was a Bulgarian painter, draughtsman and teacher. The main topic which he explores is the relation between Man and Nature. He is considered one of the most talented 20th century Bulgarian painters. Maystora Peak on Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is named for the painter.