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It was proclaimed on September 22 1908
Bulgaria celebrates the 113th anniversary of the declaration of its independence.

On September 22, 1908, the coutry reemerged on the world map after a five-century Ottoman yoke. The liberation came true on March 3, 1878, after the end of the Russo-Turkish War, but the recognition of Bulgaria’s independence was a long process that involved all the governments of post-liberation Bulgaria.