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Population: 7.6 million

GDP per capita: $5,176

Current Account Deficit: 18% of GDP

Bulgaria's external debt was more than 100 percent of GDP before the crisis struck, but its public debt was relatively low, at around 18 percent. The country has faced protests from farmers against poverty, and its economy is expected to take a hit because its fixed peg to the euro does not allow devaluation.

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