Second Bulgarian Empire (former nation/state/empire)
Lat: 43 04 40 N degrees minutes
Lat: 43.0770 decimal degrees
Long: 025 37 00 E degrees minutes
Long: 25.6160 decimal degrees
Note: Medieval state that was located in southeastern Europe. From 1185, when Bulgaria became independent of the Byzantine Empire, the state rose in power. However, by the 14th century Bulgaria had weakened, and had dissolved into feudal states. By 1396, the Ottomans had completely conquered the region.