The WHO Country Office, Bulgaria was established in the early 1990s in Sofia and serves as the focal point for WHO activities.
The Office responds to requests from the host country in order to support policy-making for sustainable health development. This includes providing guidance, building up local relationships to implement technical cooperation, making standards and agreements, and ensuring that public health measures are coordinated and in place during crises.Belgium.
Geographical size: 110.899,7 km2
Population: 7.245.677 (2014)
Population as % of total EU population: 1,4 % (2014)
GDP: â‚¬ 39.94 billion (2013)
Official EU language(s): Bulgarian
Political system: Parliamentary Republic
EU member country since: 1 January 2007
Seats in the European Parliament: 17
Currency: Bulgarian lev BGN
Schengen area member? No, Bulgaria is not a member of the Schengen Area
Presidency of the Council: Bulgaria will hold the revolving presidency of the Council of the EU for the first time in 2018