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The paper deals with physico-chemical properties of Regosols in Bulgaria. Ten soil profiles are studied in North and South part of the country. These soils are spread mainly on unconsolidated rocks (regolith), slopes and eroded terrains in semi-arid areas. Sediments in these areas are manly alkaline with good sorption capacity. Regosols are moderately acidic to slightly alkaline soils. Exchangeable Ca2+ is almost equal to the soil cation exchange capacity. The amount of exchangeable Ca2+ is between 8 to 26 mequ/100g. Regosols have high base saturation from 75 to 100 %.