About 1.2 million homes in Bulgaria are not inhabited and not maintained, a report by the World Bank, prepared on the request of Bulgarian institutions, shows. The total number of housing units in this country is estimated at 3.9 million, which means that one out of three homes is empty. Currently 41% of Bulgarians live in overcrowded homes. When it comes to households, who are at a risk of poverty, about half of adults and 80 percent of children under 18 live in overcrowded homes. The number of uninhabited homes is highest in villages - 43%. In cities the level reaches 25 percent. Most of the housing units in Bulgaria are apartments in multi-family buildings from the times of communism. About 2 million Bulgarians live in poorly maintained households.
The village of Urbele (Erebarë – Herbel) is located in the border region of Dolni Debar (Pòle), on the territory of the Republic of Albania, 4 km from the Macedonian town of Debar. Written information on the demographic picture of the region from the..
During the 42nd midwinter count of water birds in Bulgaria, five times less birds were observed in comparison to previous years. According to data from the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds (BSPB) most numerous this year, as well as..
Berlin will be hosting the 83rd edition of the International Green Week event in the period January 19 – 28th. The 1926-established fair has gained it reputation of a leading exhibition of foods, agriculture and horticulture worldwide. The program seizes..