National Geographic : 1932 Aug
© National Geographic Society Natural Color Photograph byWilhelm Tobien MUCH OF THE NATION'S OFFICIAL LIFE CENTERS ABOUT THE SQUARE OF THE TSAR LIBERATOR INSOFIA Alexander II of Russia was largely responsible for freeing Bulgaria from Turkish domination andhis memory isperpetuated inthecapital by this handsome monument. In the background is the Cathedral of Alexander Nevsky, of the Bulgarian National Church. Bulgaria hasonly one legislative body, a chamber of deputies, elected every four years by universal manhood suffrage. The representatives meet intheSobranye, or Parliament Building (right). The Ministry of Foreign Affairs occupies the building opposite.