Town of Kula is the administrative center of the homonymous municipality, part of Vidin region.
It is situated 32 km south - west of Vidin, 51 km north - west of Belogradchik and 250 km north - west of Sofia. 13 km west of town is the border with Serbia and the checkpoint Vrashna chuka.
The town is situated in the Danube valley, on about 200 m altitude. The climate is characterized by cold and long winters and snow until March. Summer is hot and dry.
The population is about 4500 people.
The city has a fully developed electricity and water supply systems and partially built sewerage. It has many shops, restaurants, cafes, banks, a stadium, a municipal market. There are a school, combined kindergarten and community center. Medical Center hospital and municipal health service are also available in the city.
Regular bus transport connects it with the settlements in the area.
Tourism and landmarks:
Kula offers opportunities for development of hunting and fishing because of the proximity to the Dam Kula.
The town was built on the ruins of the fortress Castra Martis, which is located in the center.
Nearby is the museum where you can see the finds found in the fortress.
There are built monuments of Bulgarian soldiers who died during the Homeland, Balkan and First World Wars.
Because of its proximity to the border and international corridor E-79, the city has good opportunities for development of sectors such as trade, services and catering. In Kula there are two firsms which operate with Dutch participation and company producing clothing.
In the area are developed agriculture and animal husbandry.
Sources: kula2.hit.bg, kulamunicipality.com
Photos: panoramio.com, kula2.hit.bg, Internet