Bulgarian is the official language. English and Russian are widely spoken.
French and German are also spoken within the
Currency / Banking Hours / Credit Cards
currency of the Republic of Bulgaria is the Leva (BGN) with fixed rate with
Euro (€) 1,95BGN for 1€. Banking hours
the public: Monday-Friday 09:00 - 16:30. There are many Automated Teller
Machines (ATMs) outside most branches
banks in all towns and in the main tourist resorts. Hotels, large shops and
restaurants normally accept credit cards and
traveller's cheques. Banknotes of major foreign currencies are also
of exchange are published daily in the local press and are broadcasted via
recommended that participants arrange insurance for medical expenses, loss
and accidents occurring during the conference.
organizers cannot be held responsible for any losses, damages or injuries.
Electric Current - Voltage
supply in Bulgaria is 220 volts, a.c. 50Hz. Sockets are usually 13 amp,
round pin in most buildings.
Chemist Pharmacies / Drug Stores