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112 in Bulgaria

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The European emergency number 112 is not the only emergency number in Bulgaria.

Alongside 112, the following emergency numbers are available:

  • 150 – ambulance,
  • 166 - police,
  • 160 – fire brigade,

There is no specific help for disabled people to access 112.

It is not possible to call 112 from a mobile phone without a SIM card.

112 calls are answered within 4 seconds.

Calls can be answered not only in Bulgarian, but also in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Greek, Romanian, Turkish or Russian.

Caller location is automatically activated when the call is answered.

According to the latest  E-communications household and telecom single market survey, 70% of Bulgarians know they can use 112 everywhere in the EU.

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Last updated on 08/09/2014 - 15:55