Brest is a village in North Bulgaria. It is situated in Gulyantsi municipality, Pleven region.
In Bulgaria there is another settlement with the same name in Treklyano municipality, Kyustendil region.
It is situated in the Danube Plain and its altitude is 32 m. The climate is temperate and is characterized by cold winter and hot summer while there is little precipitation.
Bus transportation connects it to the other settlements. The village is one of the biggest in municipality and is well maintained. There are constructed electricity and water systems. All the mobile operators have coverage.
The permanent population is about 2 271 people.
Here are functioning town hall, church, town hall with cinema, library, primary school, high school, kindergarten, cultural and history museum, shops and restaurants. GP takes care for the people in the village. The nearest medical center and hospital are situated in Gulyantsi.
With the donations of the local people was constructed Memorial of the warriors who died during the wars.
The local cultural and archaeological heritage in the area is presented mainly by the archaeological reserve "Oescus" near Gigen village which is declared cultural monument with national significance. It consists of remains from Roman and Byzantium cities.