officially the Republic of Bulgaria . . . is a country in southeastern Europe. It is bordered by Romania to the north, Serbia and Macedonia to the west, Greece and Turkey to the south, and the Black Sea to the east. With a territory of 110,994 square kilometres (42,855 sq mi), Bulgaria is Europe's 14th-largest country.Bulgaria used to be a part of the Warsaw Pact as a client state of the Soviet Union. I can't find a link for this -- I am too lazy to look very hard -- but my understanding is that the Bulgarian versian of the Soviet KGB was more than happy to do the really nasty stuff for them, keeping the KGB's hands sort of clean.
The capital is Sofia, and most of the population of 7.4 million is urban. But Bulgaria has a nice Black Sea coast, though, and you should go:
See? Purdy. So let's give Bulgaria a big Eff You welcome.