This article is from the Bulgaria FAQ, by Dragomir R. Radev email@example.com with numerous contributions by others.
Description: three equal horizontal bands of white (top), green, and red;
the national emblem formerly on the hoist side of the white stripe has been
removed - it contained a rampant lion within a wreath of wheat ears below a
red five-pointed star and above a ribbon bearing the dates 681 (first
Bulgarian state established) and 1944 (liberation from Nazi control)