WHERE IS BACHKOVO MONASTERY?

by Bozhidara Georgieva; photography by Anthony Georgieff

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

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1. Bulgarians use which alphabet?

A. Cyrillic

B. Glagolitic

C. Latin

2. What salad is made with white cheese?

A. Snezhanka

B. Kyopoolu

C. Shopska

3. Which river flows north to south?

A. The Iskar

B. The Struma

C. The Maritsa

4. Which of these is an UNESCO World Heritage site?

A. Srebarna Lake

B. Magura Cave

C. Perperikon rock city

5. Who is a famed Bulgarian heavyweight boxer?

A. Grigor Dimitrov

B. Kubrat Pulev

C. Hristo Stoytchkov

6. What town used to be synonymous with heavy industry?

A. Pernik

B. Petrich

C. Popovo

7. Which of these settlements is located on the south Black Sea coast?

A. Tyulenovo

B. Shabla

C. Sinemorets

8. What is the official population of Sofia?

A. 1.3 million

B. 2 million

C. 1.7 million

9. Where is Bachkovo Monastery?

A. In the Stara Planina

B. In the Rhodope

C. On the Danube

The correct answers:

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

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