The extreme points of Bulgaria include the coordinates that are further north, south, east or west than any other location in Bulgaria; and the highest and the lowest elevations in the country. Also included in this list is the southernmost Bulgaria station in Antarctica. With the exception of Cape Shabla, the easternmost location of Bulgaria, all other extreme points are uninhabited.
The latitude and longitude are expressed in decimal degree notation, in which a positive latitude value refers to the northern hemisphere, and a negative value refers to the southern hemisphere. Similarly, a positive longitude value refers to the eastern hemisphere, and a negative value refers to the western hemisphere. The coordinates used in this article are sourced from Google Earth, which makes use of the World Geodetic System (WGS) 84, a geodetic reference system.
At 2,925.4 m (9,598 ft), Musala is the highest point in Bulgaria.
The highest point in Bulgaria is Mount Musala, which, standing at 2,925.4 m (9,598 ft), is located in the Rila National Park. Musala is part of the Rila mountain range in the Sofia Province. In addition to being Bulgaria's highest point, Musala is also taller than any other peak in the Balkans. Other peaks of comparable height in the vicinity of Musala include Little Musala, standing at 2,902 m (9,521 ft), and Irechek, which is 2,852 m (9,357 ft). Bulgaria's lowest point is located on the coast, with its outlet on the Black Sea. The region stays steady at sea level, and stretches 354 km (220 mi), from the Romanian Black Sea Riviera to Turkey's Marmara Region.