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village of Bulgarene

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Bulgarene is a village in North Bulgaria. It is in Levski municipality, Pleven region.

In Bulgaria there are two other settlements with the same name in Lovech municipality, Lovech region and in Radnevo municipality, Stara Zagora region.

It is 11 km southwest of the town of Levski and 39 km east of the town of Pleven. The neighboring villages of Malchika and Izgrev are 4 km southeast and 5 km northwest. The capital Sofia is 203 km southwest.

It is located in the Danubian Plain and it is in proximity to the flow of Osam river and its altitude is 72 m. The climate is temperate and is characterized by hot summer and considerably cold winter.

The permanent population is about 890 people.

Balgarene is one of the largest villages in the municipality and is considerably well maintained. There are good transportation links as it is situated on the crossroad of main roads which helps for its economic growth. Bus transportation connects it to the other settlements. There are constructed water and electricity systems as well as phone system. All mobile operators have coverage. The central streets are asphalted and with lighting.

Here are functioning town hall, community center, stores and restaurants. One GP and one dentist take care for the people in the village. The nearest kindergarten is in the neighboring village of Malchika. Hospital you can find in the town of Levski where there also are high schools.

Osam river provides good opportunities for relaxation in the nature and fishing.

North of the village there is aspen poplar more than 100 old that is protected object "Old tree". Also landmark you can see is the old Roman bridge. 

For its favorable location here were found many objects from different ages - pottery from the Thracian times, as well as Roman coins. 

No more than 34 km near the town of Belene is natural park Persina. It encompasses the 19 Belenski islands. It is unique and significant ecologically for here are located three biosphere reserves: 

  • "Persinski marshes" - wet zone with international significance that is inhabited by many colonies of marsh birds. It is breeding sight of the mute swan and unique gathering place in the autumn for the black stork. 
  • "Milka" and "Kitka" encompass the eponymous islands of the archipelago and include preserved floodplain forests from white willow and poplar. Here are nesting pairs of sea eagles very rare species included in the "Red Book of Bulgaria" and in the book "Endangered birds in Europe". 
  • protected area "Kaikusha" - remains of wet zone in the Svishtovsko-Belenskara low land. 

Gorgeous natural landmark is the Krushuna waterfalls in Maarata area (situated 25 km in southwest direction) and they are a must see.

Tourist attraction in proximity is Devetashkata cave - one of the largest and most impressive caves in the country. It is located on the bank of Osam river and about 43 km southwest of the village of Balgarene.


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