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village of Bozhurluk

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

It is 26 km north of the town of Levski, 53 km northeast of the town of Pleven, 19 km southeast of the town of Belene and 20 km southwest of the town of Svishtov. The neighboring villages Stezherevo and Oresh are 5 km south and 9 km northeast, the village of Bulgarene is 15 km southwest. The capital Sofia is 218 km in the same direction.

It is located in the Danubian Plain and its altitude is 113 m. The climate in the area is temperate and is characterized with hot summer and considerably cold winter. This helps for the growing of grains, industrial crops and vegetables, and breeding of livestock is developed.

The permanent population is about 133 people.

Bozhurluk is considerably well maintained village. Through it passes the main road that connects Pleven and Svishtov. Bus transportation connects it to the other settlements. There are constructed water and electricity systems as well as phone central. All mobile operators have coverage. The central streets are asphalted and with lighting.

Here are functioning town hall, community center, store and pub. The nearest GP works in the neighboring village of Stezherevo. Hospital, schools and kindergartens you can find in the municipality the town of Levski.

Tourism and landmarks

Landmarks near Svishtov are Tekirdere site, where the Russo-Turkish war 1877-1878 started, a huge memorial monument “The Monuments” was found. The Kaleto site, where the remains of the ancient town Nove and the medieval Staklen, together with the site “Pisani kamani” (drawing stones) are situated nearby the town. 10 km away from Svishtov is the third largest Bulgarian island in the Danube River – Vardim, which is a natural reserve.

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.


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