Gigen is a village in North Bulgaria. It is situated in Gulyantsi municipality, Pleven region.
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.
It is situated in the Danube Plain on the right shore of Iskar river and its altitude is 39 m. The climate is temperate and is characterized by cold winter and hot summer while there is little precipitation.
The permanent population is about 2 123 people.
In the village are functioning town hall, church, primary school, high school, kindergarten, shops and restaurants. Two GPs take care for the people in the village. In the neighbouring village of Iskar (5 km) there is a dentist. The nearest medical center and hospital are situated in Gulyantsi.
Not far from the village Iskar river flows into Danube river which offers great opportunities for relaxation, excursions and fishing.
The local cultural and archaeological heritage is presented mainly by the archaeological reserve "Oescus" which is declared cultural monument with national significance. It consists of remains from Roman and Byzantium cities.