Chilnov is a village in Northern Bulgaria. It is part of Dve mogili Municipality, Ruse Region.
It is 49 km south from the centre of Ruse, 14 km south-east from town of Dve mogili, 195 km north-west from town of Varna, 16 km north-east from town of Borovo and 270 km north-east from city of Sofia.
Regular bus transportation to Ruse and Dve mogili.
Chilnov is set in the eastern part of the Danube plain, at Baniski lom river valley, at 125 m above the sea level. The relief characterizes with hilly lands, massif forests and spacious agricultural lands. The climate is humid continental. Dry, hot summers and cold winters.
The population is approximately 510 people.
Chilnov is well-developed village, provided with electricity, water and communication equipment. There is a town-hall, a community centre with a library, an orthodox church and various commercial areas. The nearest operational school, kindergarten and health services are in the neighbouring village of Baniska (8 km).
The main means of living is agriculture and stock-breeding. The production consumer co-operation takes care of them.
'Svetlina' community centre is with group for folklore songs 'Chillnovi babi', amateur group for reproducing local traditions, and library. Place of interest is the Orthodox Church 'St George', built in 1948.
Baniski lom River passes through the village. The biggest dam in Ruse Region - Baniska is located in the neighbouring village. 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 about 8 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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