IN 2024, HOW MANY BULGARIAN BEACHES WERE BLUE FLAG-CERTIFIED?

by Bozhidara Georgieva; photography by Anthony Georgieff

Think you know Bulgaria and the Bulgarians? Take our test to doublecheck

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1. In Bulgaria were found the oldest...

A. Gold objects in the world

B. Chariots in the world

C. Tombs in the world

2. In 2024, how many Bulgarian beaches were Blue Flag-certified?

A. 10

B. 22

C. None

3. Via Pontica bird migratory route passes over...

A. The Black Sea

B. The Danube Plain

C. The Struma Valley

4. Which town has a distinctive style of traditional pottery?

A. Tutrakan

B. Tryavna

C. Troyan

5. Typically, Bulgarian breakfast includes...

A. Shopska salad

B. Banitsa cheese pie

C. Three kebapcheta

6. Which river passes through the Stara Planina?

A. The Maritsa

B. The Iskar

C. The Mesta

7. Where is Bulgaria's only oil refinery?

A. Sofia

B. Plovdiv

C. Burgas

8. Where is Melnik?

A. In the northeast

B. In the southwest

C. In the northwest

9. How many lions are there on the Bulgarian coat of arms?

A. Three

B. Two

C. One

The correct answers:

1. – A; 2. – B; 3. – A; 4. – C; 5. – B; 6. – B; 7. – C; 8. – B; 9. – A.

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