Brashlen is a village in Northern Bulgaria. It is part of Slivo pole Municipality, Ruse Region.
Brashlen is set on the Danube riverside. It is 37 km east from the centre of Ruse, 14 km in the same direction from town of Slivo pole, 82 km south-west from town of Silistra, 196 km north-west from town of Varna and 341 km north-east from city of Sofia.
Regular bus transportation to town of Ruse and the neighbouring villages.
The village spreads out the eastern part of the Danube plain, on 33 m above the sea level. Plain relief and humid continental climate with cold winter and dry, hot summer.
Brashlen is with population of about 380 people. Electricity, water and communication equipment are provided. The nearest school and health services are in the neighbouring village of Golyamo Vranovo.
There is a town-hall, a post office, a community centre with a library and commercial areas. Well-developed is agriculture - pig-breeding in particular.
Cultural sites in the village are: the Orthodox Church 'St. Nicolay' built in 1881 and the Monument of the soldiers who died in the battle at Shipka mountain top.
Place of interest in the alternative tourism sphere is 'Kalimok-Brashlen' protected territory. The rich variety of animals has been preserved during the years. There are 230 bird species, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, rear and protected animals registered in the Bulgarian Red Book.
The region of Brashlen has different pedestrian, bicycle and river routes from which you can see the islands of Mishka, Malak and Golyam Brashlen. You can go rowing in the channels in and around Brashlen marsh at spring and autumn.