Baniska is a village in Northern Bulgaria. It is part of Dve mogili Municipality, Ruse Region.
It is 55 km south-west from the centre of Ruse, 20 km south from town of Dve mogili, 190 km north-west from town of Varna and 271 km north-east from city of Sofia. Regular bus transportation to Ruse and Dve mogili.
Baniska spreads out the eastern part of the Danube plain, in the valley of Baniski lom River. The sea altitude is about 136 m. The relief characterizes with plain and hilly lands. The climate is humid continental. Dry, hot summers and cold winters.
The population is approximately 1320 people.
Baniska is big and well-developed village. It is provided with electricity, water and communication equipment. There is a town-hall, an elementary school, a kindergarten, a community centre, an orthodox church, a health centre and various commercial areas. The community centre comprises a library and a museum collection displaying the daily life of the local population.
The natural conditions of the area are favourable for developing agriculture and stock-breeding. There is a production consumer co-operation for agriculture products and services.
The biggest dam in Ruse Region is here in the settlement of Baniska. Its purposes are irrigation and agricultural fishing. The dam is preferred place for recreation. You can fish carp, European chub, carassius, sheat-fish, etc.
Places of interest in the village are the Orthodox Church 'St Paraskeva', built in 1882, and the monument of the soldiers who died in the Bulgarians wars.
Pictures: snimka.bg; carp.com