Batishnitsa is a village in Northern Bulgaria. It is part of Dve mogili Municipality, Ruse Region.
Just 2 km away passes the railway line Ruse-Podkova. Regular bus transportation to Ruse and Dve mogili.
Batishnitsa spreads out the eastern part of the Danube plain, at about 100 m above the sea level. The relief characterizes with plain and hilly lands. The climate is humid continental. Dry, hot summers and cold winters.
The population is approximately 740 people.
Batishnitsa is well-developed village, provided with electricity, water and communication equipment. There is a town-hall, a community centre, an orthodox church, a mosque, a health centre and various commercial areas. The nearest school, kindergarten and polyclinic are in the municipal centre of Dve mogili.
The main means of living is agriculture and stock-breeding. The production consumer co-operation is the most prosperous one in the region. Two recognized enterprises for production of spring-beds and foam work here.
There are groups for old town and folk songs in the local community centre. It comprises a rich library as well.
Place of interest in the village is the Orthodox Church 'St. Ivan Rilski', built in 1894.
Baniska is the biggest dam in Ruse Region. It is located about 15 km away. Its purposes are irrigation and agricultural fishing. The dam is preferred place for recreation. You can fish carp, European chub, carassius, sheat-fish, etc.
Interesting tourist site is Orlova chuka cave, which is 13 km away. You can find accommodation in the rest-house next to the cave. The conditions are excellent for barbecue, archery, horse-riding, etc.
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