Bulgaria is divided into two Аdministrative-Territorial Units – Districts NUTS 3 /Oblast/ and Municipality LAU 1 /Obshtina/.
Total number – 28
- The Districts are administered by regional governors /appointed by the Council of Ministers/.
- The Districts are further subdivided into municipalities.
- Total number – 265
- Municipal councils and Mayors are locally elected authorities.
- They represent the local self government in Republic of Bulgaria.
The country has 6 NUTS 2 regions, which have only statistical matter.