Batin is a village in the Central part of Northern Bulgaria. It is situated in Borovo Municipality, Ruse Region.
Regular bus transportation serves the village: Ruse-Batin and Dve Mogili-Batin.
The village nestles at the banks of Danube River, in the eastern part of the Danube plain. The sea altitude is 168 m. Plain and hilly lands with low flowed parts.
The climate is humid continental with hot, dry summers and cold winters.
The village is well-developed and provided with electricity, water and communication equipment. The population is approximately 650 people. There is a town-hall, a post office, a church, a mosque, a community centre with a library and different commercial areas.
The pupils attend the school in the neighbouring village of Gorno Ablanovo (5 km). The nearest health services are there, too.
The region is with well-developed agriculture - sheep-breeding in particular.
Right across the village is Batin Island - the second biggest island of the Bulgarian aqua territory. It is part of the ornithological zone 'Mechka Fishing Ponds', which is located on the area of the previous big riverside marsh (4 450 000 sq. m). It is typical Danube complex of valuable topographies of water birds during their nestling period, migration and winter time. More than 177 species of birds inhabit the area. 62 of them are included in the Red Book of Bulgaria.
The picturesque Danube riverside is perfect for recreation, sun-bathing, hunting, fishing and surveillance of birds and wild animals. About 11 km away passes Yantra River, which is preferred for kayaking.
Convenient bicycle route passes through here - Ruse-Basarbovo-Batin-Belene.