Bryagovitsa is a village located in Strazhitsa Municipality, Veliko Tarnovo region.
The village is situated 32 km east from town of Veliko Tarnovo, 6 km south-west from town of Strazhitsa, 27 km north-east from town of Gorna Oryahovitsa and 22 km east from town of Lyaskovets. It is just 5 km away from the main road Sofia-Varna.
Its population is approximately 500 people.
The settlement spreads out the banks of Lefedzha River in the Danube plain, at 130 m above sea level. The climate characterizes with warm summer and cold winter.
Bryagovitsa is a well-developed village. It comprises food shops, cafes, bars, a post office, medical and mobile phone services.
Bus transportation connects the village with the neighbouring villages and towns. There is a railway station in the municipal town of Strazhitsa.
The main means of living of the population is agriculture (grain production, herbs and planting raspberries and strawberries).
The village is surrounded by a forest. Part of the forest is included in 'Byala krava' reserve ('White cow' in English), which spreads out next to the Elena Balkan Mountain. It is attractive with its fresh air and amazing nature. The reserve offers excellent conditions for eco tourism.
Cultural sites of the village are the church of St Dimitar (built in XVIII century) and the community centre 'Self-education'. Both sites were almost demolished during the earthquake in 1987 at town of Strazhitsa.
Lefedzha River is a tourist place for many fishermen. In close proximity to the village is located a micro-dam as well.
The fair of Bryagovitsa is each year on 26th October (the holiday of St Dimitar).
Internet sources: selo.bg, bg.wikipedia.org, strazhitsa.e-gov.bg