Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Planned in front of U.S. Embassy January 27, 2024

Event: Saturday, January 27 at approximately 1400-1700 (2:00 – 5:00 PM), between 50 – 100 participants are expected to gather in front of the U.S. Embassy.

The U.S. Embassy is located in Lozenets at Kozyak Str. 16 in Sofia.

Actions to Take:

Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly become violent.

  • Avoid areas of demonstrations.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly found in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Keep a low profile.

U.S. Citizens in trouble are advised to call the police (112), seek a safe location, and wait for assistance.


Bulgarian emergency hotline: 112
U.S. Embassy Sofia, Bulgaria
+359-2-937-5100 (business hours)
+359-2-937-5101 (after hours—emergencies only—arrest, death, or danger to the safety and security of U.S. citizens)

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Bulgaria Country Information

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