Draganovo is the biggest village in Gorna Oryahovitsa Municipality, Veliko Tarnovo region.
There are three more villages in Bulgaria with the same name. They are located in the municipalities of Dobrich (Dobrich region), Burgas (Burgas region) and Chernoochene (Kardzhali region).
Draganovo spreads out the banks of Yantra River. It is 22 km north-east from town of Veliko Tarnovo, 14 km north from town of Gorna Oryahovitsa, 8 km in the same direction from town of Dolna Oryahovitsa and 260 km east from city of Sofia.
Its population is approximately 2700 people.
The village is with well-developed infrastructure. It comprises shops, cafes, a restaurant, a pharmacy, a medical centre, a post office, a community centre, a kindergarten and a comprehensive school. There is a home for adults with mental derangements.
Regular bus transportation goes to the neighbouring villages and the towns of Gorna Oryahovitsa and Veliko Tarnovo. Gorna Oryahovitsa railway station is one of the biggest railway junctions in the country. The international airport in Gorna Oryahovitsa serves flights from Bulgaria and Europe.
Agriculture and stock-breeding are the means of living of the population.
The good infrastructure makes the village a preferred place for investments and permanent living as well.
Draganovo is famous with its rich history and its beautiful central part. The visitors may see the following sites:
The Clock Tower - it is a donation to the village by its numerous residents who had worked all over the world.
Monument of the working international - it is one of a kind in the whole country.
The House-Museum of the Bulgarian poet Asen Raztsvetnikov - rich exposition of private belongings of the poet.
Monument of the dead residents of the village from the Balkan and the First World Wars.
The region is with well-developed fishing and hunting tourism. It is a perfect place for relaxation.
Internet sources: bulgariainside.com, bg.wikipedia.org, g-oryahovica.org