Country and Currency Information

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Time Zone (GMT):+2
Capital City:Sofia
Largest City:Sofia
Currency:Bulgarian Lev = 100 stotinkai
Currency Code:BGN
Banknote Denominations:2 / 5 / 10 / 20 / 50 / 100
Exchangeable Currencies:All major
* Lowest Returnable Note:10
Additional Information:The 2 Lev note is due to be replaced by a coin starting from December 2015. The existing notes will remain legal tender circulating in parallel with the new coin

* When selling currency back to most bureaux. Coins are generally NOT returnable.

GOV.UK Travel Advice

Monday 6 April 2020 10:20pm
Commercial flights from Sofia continue to operate, but a reduced level. If you are in the ski resort of Bansko you should remain there until the end of quarantine. ('Coronavirus' and 'Return to the UK' pages)

(This information was still current on the GOV.UK website 28 minutes ago)