Bulgaria is a country located in southeastern Europe. The country borders the Black Sea, in the middle of Turkey and Romania. It has approximately 7.8 million inhabitants, 1.5 million of which live in the capital city of Sofia. In the past few years, Bulgaria has been considered as a country with the slowest growth in terms of population. Its population, according to a census done in 2001, is said to be composed mainly of ethnic Bulgarians, which is about 83.9% of the total population. The remaining percents are Turks and Romans. The country also houses Jews, Armenians, and Russians and residents that do not declare their ethnic roots.