Bulgaria, a predominantly mountainous country, covers a terrestrial area of over 110,000km² and has a marine area exceeding 35,000km². It is characterized by plains, as well as the Balkan and Rhodope Mountain ranges, and the Black Sea coastline. The country shares borders with 5 neighbouring nations. The highest peak, Musala, reaches a height of 2,925m. Bulgaria has a population of 6.87 million people, resulting in a population density of 63.9 people per km².


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