Glodzhevo is a town in Northern Bulgaria. It is part of Vetovo Municipality, Ruse Region.
It is 45 km south-east of Ruse, 12 km east of Vetovo, 34 km north-west of Razgrad and 13 km south-west of Kubrat. The town is about 336 km north-east of Sofia city and about 159 km north-west of Varna city.
Glodzhevo nestles in the Danube plain, in the western part of the Ludogorie land. The sea altitude is 230 m.
Plain relief and humid continental climate. The area characterizes with cold winter, dry and hot summer, and short spring and autumn.
The population is approximately 3650 people.
Glodzhevo is a well-developed small town.
It is provided with electricity, water and communication equipment.
There is a town-hall, a post office, a police officer on duty, a secondary school, a private English language high school, a kindergarten, a community centre, a medical centre, a druggist's and various commercial areas.
There is one church and two mosques.
The community centre comprises a library, singing and dancing groups.
Regular bus transportation to the towns of Ruse, Razgrad, Vetovo and Kubrat.
One dairy and several tailoring workshops are the operational companies in the town.
Well-developed is the growing of agriculture crops (wheat, corn, sun-flower) and stock-breeding (cattle, pigs, goats, sheep, bees).
One of the ten Bulgarian natural parks is only 30 km away of the town. Rusenski Lom Natural Park is an interesting place that gathers caves, rock shapes, historical monuments and zones with rich variety of species.
'Ribarnitsite' natural site and 'Beli Lom' natural reserve are located in the surroundings of Vetovo, on Beli Lom River. The purpose of 'Ribarnitsite' is to preserve the topography of the ruddy shelduck.
Internet source: vetovo.com
Pictures: panoramio.com; sou.glodjevo.com