Map of the Roma minority in Bulgaria

Working on the ethnic backgrounds in Bulgaria, I decided to make a new map to represent where and how many Roma live in the country. I was curious about why 5% of the population is such a “problem” for the other 95% and I chose a heat map with detail to the level of the […]

Physiogeographic zones and areas

When enter the morphographic objects, I have presented for further use as additional data the respective region and sub-region, as well as the physical geographic area. For the sake of convenience, I combine two different zoning systems – Ivanov Zones – most popular since 1968 and Penin Region system from 2007 and became a great […]

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Distribution of Pomak culture in Bulgaria

The topic of spreading the Bulgarian ethnicity and diaspora is on the agenda again . Bulgarian-Mohammedans (Pomaks) are unknown and confused matter for the regular citizen of the country, regardless of his ethnicity. Although they are often defined by themselves and others as a separate ethnic group, these are the Slavic/Bulgarian genotype, Bulgarian as mother […]

Visa requirements to Bulgarians around the world

Update November 29, 2017 At the end of 2017, the list of countries offering visa-free visit to Bulgarian expand as countries are already 111. Since Bulgaria is a member of the European Union, visa requirements for Bulgarians are becoming more and more relaxed with each year. That’s why after the map of the friendly world, […]

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Map of the Bulgarian ethnicity

First portion of topic that has long excites me – namely Bulgarian diaspora typed at municipal level the number of Bulgarians in countries where Bulgarian ethnicity is recognized as an official part of the nation. These are countries where Bulgarians live in centuries, or at least the last 200-300 years and are not part of […]

She, he, it … Or how we say in Bulgarian, names of different countries.

I recently saw a similar map created by Polish enthusiast like me and I was excited to make such a map and on Bulgarian, because I saw how many differences there are in different languages. A as a one of the founding of the Cyrillic alphabet, the Bulgarian is most appropriate to represent Slavic cyrillic […]

Results of the presidential elections – I round

From this year’s election, I decided to focus only on I-st round of presidential elections due interesting data and variations in different constituencies. What will become of the II-nd tour for President no longer interests me, I personally do not see difference between the two candidates. And for confused data of the CEC about the […]

Population of Bulgaria – interactive map

As elections approach, again took the files with administrative units to prepare for the new data. And using a script on Mapbox I combined files of regions and municipalities , so to show data for populations at different zoom. use + – or double clicks for zoom in and zoom out and dragging by the […]

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Urbanization in Sofia field

Quite often I go to Vitosha with Sofia Green Tour and spend at least 10 minutes of Borova skala watching Sofia field and the Balkan Mountains beyond. And often I think how big the city is and soon will fill the entire field. So after another hike decided to check in numbers actually how much […]