Place Name BULGARIA

TYPE: Country
PRONOUNCED: bul-GER-ee-ə (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

From the name of the Turkic tribe of the Bulgars, possibly from a Turkic root meaning "mixed". This is the name of a country in southeastern Europe.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Balgariya (Bulgarian), Bulgarie (French), Bulgarien (German), Bolgariya (Russian)