Barlozhnitsa is a village in Western Bulgaria, the second largest in municipality Slivnitsa, Sofia District.
It is 39 km northwest of Sofia, 8 km west of the town Slivnitsa, 16 km south from Dragoman and 29 km southeast of Kalotina checkpoint.
The population is about 90 inhabitants.
The terrain is with hilly plain-character as the average altitude is 601 meters.
The climate is temperate. Summers are hot and winters cold. There are negative values of the average January temperature / - 2.5 degrees / and relatively high temperature in July / 18.4 degrees.
Precipitation is less.
Barlozhnitsa is with well developed infrastructure. There is regular bus transport to Sofia. Not far from the village passes railway line Kalotina west - Svilengrad. Nearby passes the international road E-80 from Belgrade via Sofia to Istanbul.
Here function community center Cyril and Methodius, town hall and restaurant. Education and health facility in a community center.
Economy - Because of well developed infrastructure and proximity to municipal and regional center, a significant part of the population finds employment there. The municipality operate more than 15 small and medium enterprises. Take place mainly transport and repair of trucks and commercial vehicles. Traditionally in the region there are limestone mining, primarily in career Kozyak. To build a modern factory for production of building materials and supplies. Principal sector is agriculture, as agriculture is concentrated mainly in small private holdings. There are 3 dams which are used for fish farming, both for sport fishing in the summer months.
Natural resources as beautiful scenery, clean air, proximity to water and easy and fast access by first class road make the village favorite both for permanent living and recreation on weekends. There are opportunities to practice rural, fishing, eco-tourism.
In the area of the village there are few dams for sport fishing (Water World - about 4 km to the village Radulovtsi, dam Bratushkovo), and one natural - Aldomirovska Marsh. It is one of the landmarks of the village. Marsh is a protected area in which are very rare species of plants and waterfowl. Its area is 129.40 hectares.
In the area of marsh sites are Meka tsrev and Tri ushi, in November 1885 was one of the most important battles of the Serbo-Bulgarian war.
Height Mramorna in the village Aldomirovtsi is located the first soldier monument in the country, which is included in the 100 National Tourist Sites of Bulgaria.
Source and photos: http://info.slivnitsa.com