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Kneja is a town in District Pleven, the administrative center of Municipality Knezha.


Located in Northwestern Bulgaria, 30 km south of the Danube river, in the plane between the Iskar River - to the east, the River Skat to the west, the Pre Balkans to the south. It stretches over an area of 317,812 ha, and only municipal center is spread over seven square kilometers area. Located 60 km from Vratsa, 64 km from Mezdra, 48 km from Pleven and 150 km from Sofia.
Municipality Kneja includes four cities - city and rural Kneja Brenitza, Enitsa and Lazarov.


In 2000 the city was built Kneja Memorial Memorial Kneja from the town. The monument is located in one of the parks in the center.

Lesopark Gergana is one of the few scenic spots in the area. Here is the only zoo in the territory of the municipality. Existed since 1980, covers 28 units massive buildings inhabited by bears, deer, ponies, goats and others. As it includes a recreation area, enriched with a playground and swings, picnic areas. There are good indicators for hunting and ecotourism. Frequently visited not only by locals but also by guests. Was used to celebrate many festivals to sporting events, hunting, recreation, etc.


Priority sectors there are agriculture, trade and industry.
Agriculture is the main livelihood of people in the region, putting it at the forefront in meeting their needs.
In the area of Municipality Kneja soil and climatic conditions are very suitable for development in cereals, vegetables, growing herbs and perennials.

Plant is a major direction that satisfies the needs of the population. The main crops grown are wheat, barley, sunflower and maize.

Rich forage base to maintain the tradition of breeding herds and scientific production chains are a prerequisite for well-developed livestock until the early 90's, 20 c.
As the main directions of development may indicate growing cattle, sheep and cattle in private farms that provide food in the form of milk fat and meat to the population, and among its feathers and small animals.
In Kneja there are quite a workshop production: seed varieties, agricultural products, cereals, oil, bakery products, beverages, chemicals and others.


Kneja has major's office, Museum Kolyovata House Cultural Center "Fight" and the Church of the Holy Trinity. The city operated 14 schools:

  • Vocational School of Agriculture Stefan DM;
  • School-West University;
  • Primary Schools - Vasil Levski "Father Paisii;
  • Primary School Knezhitsa;
  • Three childcare or two full-day kindergarten and a unified child care.

Hospital care is done in hospital-Kneja Ltd. усшг 200 beds.

Sports facilities in the municipality include: Sports Hall D. Boevski in the town Kneja, stadium and sports ground in the city gym "Old School" as well as horse riding and swimming pool. Traditional community sports are handball, athletics, weightlifting, soccer, equestrian sports and more. To promote the municipality netraditsioni sports such as aerobics, aikido, karate.


Border ferry Oryahovo-town Kneja Beckett became an important transport junction of international routes passing: Ruse, Vidin and Sofia Oryahovo. Available congested road network is a prerequisite for building a secondary road Kneja Pleven.
Transport services for citizens in the municipality are implemented by four transport companies registered in the municipality and the other passing through the municipality. Taxi service is provided by two companies in the municipality.


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