Bulgarian Lev

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Bulgarian Lev

The currency of Bulgaria. The fourth lev replaced the third lev in 1999 at a ratio of 1,000 third leva to one fourth lev. At its introduction, the lev was pegged to the Deutsche mark at a 1:1 ratio. When Germany adopted the euro, Bulgaria unofficially switched its peg to the new currency at a ratio of 1.95583 leva to one euro.
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Bulgarian-language media said that a few days after the Bisser disaster, it had emerged that about 102 million leva had been pledged from the EU-funded rural development programme for projects for the prevention of natural disasters, but tenders for projects had not yet been invited.
Daily Standart said that about a quarter of Bulgarian households would be spending about 300 leva on Christmas gifts this year, just more than 11 per cent said that they would be spending more than that, while about 65 per cent said that they would hardly be buying any gifts at all.
Tick-ets: 45/50 leva sold at the Plovdiv State Opera ticket centre and online at eventim.
8 million leva in October 2011 from 376 million leva in 2010, the Finance Ministry said on November 28.
Tickets: 40/50/60/70/80 leva sold at the NDK ticket centre and online at www.