Q1: Why were my edits to the intro section removed ?
A1: The intro represents a summary of the article itself. It should present, in a nutshell, the sourced information in the sections below, without unnecessary details. Therefore its structure should not be changed either, unless there is a general restructuring of the article itself.
Q2: The national motto is "Strength through unity", not "Unity makes strength" ?
A2: The national motto of Bulgaria is based on a phrase that was first used as a motto by the Dutch Republic in 1581. The phrase was later adopted by Belgium, as L'Union fait la force, and in turn by the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, which ruled Bulgaria after its Liberation, in 1887.
Q3: Why was my image removed ?
A3: This is not a picture gallery. Images should illustrate information that is present in the text; they should illustrate the most significant points of a section and should be with near-Featured Image (if not FI) quality. If you think your image is good, consider proposing it for Featured Image status at Wikimedia Commons. Also, images of "modern buildings" are completely undesired; "modern" could mean anything and a building could never represent the entire economy of the country. If you want to remove or replace an image, please, discuss it with the community on the talk page. For more information, read Wikipedia:Manual of Style/Images.
Q4: Bulgaria is ranked as the 98th-largest petroleum producer and was 5th on the Handball European League in 1996, this is important information, why do you remove it ?
A4: Avoid including facts that are neither statistically informative nor significant on a global, or at least on a continental level. As the intro summarizes the article itself, the sections summarize the content of their respective main articles in the same manner. Include any information more detailed than the usual in the relevant History, Geography, Economy mains, not here. This page only presents the most basic information, along with the statistically superlative items of the country - Bulgaria being the largest essential oil producer globally or the site of the first man-made structures (yet discovered) in Europe is something significant; a Bulgarian making it up to the Wimbledon semifinals or discovering a sixth heart sound is not. Consider reading Wikipedia:Summary style and Wikipedia:UNDUE.
Q5: I have added information on the origin of the Bulgars/Thracians, why was it removed ?
A5: This article's historical section is only dealing with how the Bulgarian state formed. The origins of its constituent peoples are out of its scope and should not be included.
Q6: There are no positive developments pointed out in the Ottoman rule section, this is not a neutral point of view ?
A6: The events presented are a collection of sourced statements and historical developments. After all, the Ottoman era represents a long-lasting military occupation.
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This article doesn't include any information about the Pravets computers, which were very important to the Bulgarian technological industry. It mentions the "Silicon Valley of the Eastern Bloc" but the Science and Technology section needs. I looked around and there isn't even a page for the Vitosha computers--the earliest computers in the 1960's. Please update the article because these are really important technological advancements for Bulgaria! *Prod prod* Thanks, DasPig - talk 03:34, 27 December 2014 (UTC)
I mentioned in the List of Bulgarian Prime Ministers article talk that the current PM is not Boiko Borisov, it is (or was) Plamen Oresharski, who himself resigned August 6 of this year (2014), and was succeeded by Georgi Bliznashki, the interim PM. As a result the Government infobox on this page contains outdated information--could we change that as well? Thanks(and on another page's talk I think I stated that the new Prime Minister of Bulgaria was Marin Raykov. That's not true and sorry for the false information.), DasPig - talk 14:10, 27 December 2014 (UTC)
Currency wasn't invented in chalcolithic Bulgaria!
In the history section of this article, it gives an example of how advanced metallurgy was in Bulgaria during its copper age. It claims, "Some of these first gold smelters produced the coins, weapons and jewellery of the Varna Necropolis treasure, the oldest in the world with an approximate age of over 6,000 years". Wow, talk about original research! Coinage wasn't invented in Bulgaria, at least not for another 3000 years!! I realise the word "coin" can mean anything flat and circular that vaguely resembles money but the meaning of coin is commonly understood as being a reference to a metal currency, of some kind. I would suggest "coins", in that sentence I quoted, could be replaced with "crowns" as that would sound just as impressive but not seem, at least at first glance, to be so much of an exaggeration. Alternatively perhaps, a more precise description should be used, as in "discs resembling coins", to prevent a confusion with a circulating prehistoric currency. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 184.108.40.206 (talk) 19:56, 12 January 2015 (UTC)
You are quite right, 220.127.116.11. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 18.104.22.168 (talk) 10:39, 29 January 2015 (UTC)
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As parties of ethnic and religious nature are forbidden by the Constitution of Bulgaria, the party has described itself as a party for all Bulgarians, whose aim at the same time is the welfare of the minorities. The party's predecessor during the communist rule in the 1980s was the underground organization Turkish National Freedom Movement. From 2001 to 2009, the party was part of the government, first in a coalition with the National Movement Simeon II (NDSV) party and then with the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP).
The party was chaired by Ahmed Dogan from its official establishment on 4 January 1990 until 19 January 2013. On 19 January 2013, Lütfi Mestan was elected as the second chairman of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms.