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Regions in Bulgaria

Bulgaria is made up of 28 primary administrative regions. Have a closer look at the regions in Bulgaria. Information on all primary administrative regions in Bulgaria.

Please note that unfortunately population data are not available for all regions in Bulgaria.

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Primary administrative regions in Bulgaria

There are 28 regions in Bulgaria in the primary administrative level.
Primary administrative regions in Bulgaria
RegionNoPopulationCapitalCapital population
Blagoevgrad Blagoevgrad1.323,552Blagoevgrad Blagoevgrad71,306
Burgas Burgas2.409,018Burgas Burgas195,966
Dobrich Oblast Dobrich3.186,016Dobrich Dobrich94,831
Gabrovo Gabrovo4.122,702Gabrovo Gabrovo66,175
Khaskovo Oblast Khaskovo5.246,238Haskovo Haskovo79,699
Kurdzhali Oblast Kŭrdzhali6.152,808Kurdzhali Kŭrdzhali51,000
Kyustendil Oblast Kyustendil7.136,686Kyustendil Kyustendil48,286
Lovech Lovech8.141,422Lovech Lovech42,211
Montana Oblast Montana9.148,098Montana Montana47,445
Pazardzhik Pazardzhik10.275,548Pazardzhik Pazardzhik75,977
Pernik Pernik11.133,530Pernik Pernik82,467
Pleven Oblast Pleven12.269,752Pleven Pleven118,675
Plovdiv Plovdiv13.683,027Plovdiv Plovdiv340,494
Razgrad Oblast Razgrad14.125,190Razgrad Razgrad38,285
Ruse Oblast Ruse15.235,252Ruse Ruse156,238
Shumen Oblast Shumen16.180,528Shumen Shumen87,283
Silistra Oblast Silistra17.119,474Silistra Silistra39,715
Sliven Oblast Sliven18.197,473Sliven Sliven96,368
Smolyan Oblast Smolyan19.121,572Smolyan Smolyan32,069
Sofia-Capital Sofiya-Grad20.-Sofia Sofia1,152,556
Sofiya Sofiya21.1,241,396--
Stara Zagora Oblast Stara Zagora22.333,265Stara Zagora Stara Zagora143,431
Turgovishte Oblast Tŭrgovishte23.120,818Targovishte Targovishte37,774
Varna Varna24.475,074Varna Varna312,770
Veliko Turnovo Oblast Veliko Tŭrnovo25.258,494Veliko Turnovo Veliko Tŭrnovo66,217
Vidin Oblast Vidin26.101,018Vidin Vidin54,409
Vratsa Oblast Vratsa27.186,848Vratsa Vratsa64,941
Yambol Oblast Yambol28.131,447Yambol Yambol80,116