Bulgarians are a Slavic people from southeast Europe. There are around 7.3 million Bulgarian nationals. Many Bulgarians speak the Bulgarian language and live in Bulgaria. There is a large diaspora of Bulgarians in Turkey, Greece, Ukraine, Germany and Spain.
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The Bulgarian language is a South Slavic language that is very similar to the Macedonian language. It is spoken by around 9 million people. There are some notable differences in the Bulgarian language that set it apart from other Slavic languages. For example, Bulgarian lost almost all of the noun cases. The language also developed a definite article.
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- "Native Peoples of the World". google.bg. https://books.google.com/books?id=vf4TBwAAQBAJ&pg=PA271.
- "Bulgarian language". The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed.. Columbia University Press. https://www.questia.com/read/1E1-BulgarLan/bulgarian-language.
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- Paul Cubberley (1996) "The Slavic Alphabets". In Daniels and Bright, eds. The World's Writing Systems. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-507993-0.
- "Social Construction of Identities: Pomaks in Bulgaria, Ali Eminov, JEMIE 6 (2007) 2 © 2007 by European Centre for Minority Issues" (PDF). http://www.ecmi.de/fileadmin/downloads/publications/JEMIE/2007/2-2007-Eminov.pdf. Retrieved 2015-02-11.